This project was inspired by the Teachers as Readers (TaRs) research and through my role as the leader of an Open University/UKLA TaRs Book Group (you can find out more about that here). Our book group is based in Blackheath and meets approximately once per half term. We share and discuss children's literature and explore... Continue Reading →
I had known for some time that my knowledge of children's books was a weak area and when I came cross the Open University's self-review document for teachers whilst scrolling through twitter one day, I thought, 'why not?' I clicked on the link and started dutifully answering the questions. It was worse than I thought. I was lured... Continue Reading →
This blog will share creative ideas, practice and pedagogy that I explore on my journey as a Literacy for Pleasure teacher. I will be sharing research, reviews, resources, book club talk and CPD for others who are looking for transformational ideas to engage, inspire and improve reading and writing for pleasure in school.