This course has been updated for 2017-2018 using new books and new teaching sequences.
Teachers on this course will explore creative teaching approaches that have been proven to effectively enhance higher order reading, writing and spoken language across the curriculum. They will consider how to develop a cross-curricular unit of work inspired by a high-quality text that will support improved attainment and engagement in literacy and support thinking skills across the curriculum.
Teachers will gain:
• A copy of the high quality text explored on the day along with a teaching sequence that details session by session planning to will support teachers to put the approaches and ideas explored into practise back
• An understanding of how to develop a unit of work that deepens reader response and develops critical thinking skills
• Knowledge of how to use a range of creative teaching approaches to enhance literacy and extend learning across the curriculum
"I feel very inspired after attending this course! Everything that I’ve seen today has been something I could use in the classroom to improve children’s engagement with books and writing."Teacher, 2016
"An ethos which values creativity will, according to most definitions, promote originality and the use of the imagination, and encourage an adventurous attitude to life and learning."Grainger, T and Barnes, J. Creativity in the Primary Curriculum (2006)