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What is a Writing For Pleasure pedagogy?

September 15th, 2022

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The components of an effective writing lesson

July 22nd, 2022

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A whole generation of children have been put on ‘writers’ welfare’

July 19th, 2022

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The direct and indirect effects model of writing

July 15th, 2022

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How can we ensure children are writing independently every day?

July 13th, 2022

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The not so simple view of writing

July 11th, 2022

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What to do when you think you don’t have time to write

June 4th, 2022

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Response to Ofsted’s research and analysis. Curriculum research review series: English

May 27th, 2022

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Getting Writing Instruction Right

April 29th, 2022

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The Importance Of A Whole-School Vision For Writing

March 31st, 2022

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What Sort Of Writing Teacher Are You?

March 24th, 2022

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Writing Persuasive Letters For Personal Gain In Year 4

March 22nd, 2022

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Spinning A Web Of Great Story Ideas

March 11th, 2022

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Having an Ideas Party & taking a Writing Register with Year Four

February 10th, 2022

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I want to discuss this! Children writing their own discussion texts

February 3rd, 2022

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Mr Creighton, can we send our stories to some experts for feedback?

February 1st, 2022

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We’re Going On A Writing Lesson Hunt!

January 13th, 2022

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The Education Endowment Foundation’s Improving Literacy In KS2 Guidance Report: Our Review And Implications For Teaching Writing

December 15th, 2021

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“What do I do with all these ideas?”

December 13th, 2021

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It’s time to make a change!

December 3rd, 2021

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The power of children requesting their own writing lessons

November 30th, 2021

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Look what happened to my speedy book!

November 25th, 2021

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Improving on a first draft: intriguing introductions

November 17th, 2021

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Speedy books: making planning authentic

November 12th, 2021

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Generating ideas for information texts: thinking ‘Faction’

November 11th, 2021

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Calling at the Writing Station

November 9th, 2021

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The benefits of building a class library of children’s own writing

November 8th, 2021

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What does a knowledge-based writing curriculum involve?

October 5th, 2021

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Developing Children’s Talk For Writing

September 13th, 2021

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How Important Is Talk For Writing?

August 23rd, 2021

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The DfE’s Reading Framework: Our Review And Implications For Teaching Writing

July 13th, 2021

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Reluctant Writers: Where Do We Start? By Ellen Counter

July 7th, 2021

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Teachers’ Talk Radio Interview with Ross Young & Tobias Hayden

May 31st, 2021

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*New minibook* Pupil-conferencing with 3-11 year olds: Powerful feedback & responsive teaching that changes writers

May 27th, 2021

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Are you for real? Bringing purpose and authenticity into the writing classroom for Teach Reading & Writing magazine

May 24th, 2021

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NATE: What can we learn from Writing for Pleasure teachers? for Primary Matters magazine

May 5th, 2021

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The research on handwriting

April 20th, 2021

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The rights (and responsibilities) of the child writer

April 19th, 2021

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Writing with the family – sofa scribbling, duvet drafting & dinner-time dabbling! by Tobias Hayden

April 15th, 2021

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*NEW* UKLA’s Teachers’ Writing Group

April 16th, 2021

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The Writing For Pleasure Centre’s ‘We Can Make Books Too’ Project

April 15th, 2021

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Writing is one of the best ways to teach reading…

April 14th, 2021

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NAAE Writing For Pleasure event on the 24th of April.

April 1st, 2021

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The Writing For Pleasure Centre’s Children As Writers survey

March 11th, 2021

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Our second teachers’ writing group by Sam Creighton

March 11th, 2021

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Developing a sincere writing curriculum in KS1

February 20th, 2021

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Teaching grammar: our viewpoint

February 9th, 2021

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Our first teachers’ writing group by Sam Creighton

February 9th, 2021

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Focus on writing for pleasure in primary schools National Education Union

February 3rd, 2021

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“Anyone wanna collab?” Personal writing projects go online!

January 26th, 2021

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Reflections on the Writing For Pleasure approach during Lockdown by Benjamin Harris

January 26th, 2021

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Writing with some pupils in my Year One class

January 25th, 2021

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A love letter to genre teaching

January 18th, 2021

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That’s the way I work: One child’s experience of a Writing For Pleasure pedagogy

December 23rd, 2020

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Closing out the year by giving the children a writer’s notebook

December 9th, 2020

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Writing and using a mentor text: Example of practice

December 8th, 2020

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Teachers’ Institute with The UKLA – Sunday 31st January

December 6th, 2020

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Issues with the book planning approach and how they can be addressed

November 29th, 2020

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Why effective writing instruction requires a writer-teacher

November 10th, 2020

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They won’t have anything to write about: The dangers of believing children are ‘culturally deprived’

November 4th, 2020

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What makes children want to write

October 22nd, 2020

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What the research says: the most effective ways to improve children’s writing

October 21st, 2020

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A guide to reading with children

October 12th, 2020

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How writing approaches built on using stimuli are damaging children’s writing development

October 3rd, 2020

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Join our virtual poetry retreat (this time, for adults) this half-term

September 20th, 2020

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The DfE and Writing For Pleasure: What happened and what should happen next?

September 10th, 2020

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Writing tests are not the answer you are looking for

August 17th, 2020

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What if almost everything we thought about the teaching of writing was wrong?

July 15th, 2020

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Supporting children writing at home

May 22nd, 2020

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The most common misconceptions about ‘Writing For Pleasure’ debunked

May 18th, 2020

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