Today was a special day as 200 teachers from all over Leeds, Bradford and beyond came to Parklands to be inspired by some of the countries top Literacy Motivational speakers. The headline act was Big Writings Ros Wilson. The audience hung on her every word as she wowed the people with her wit and humour. Her stories motivated each and every soul. Simon Pobble shared the awesome learning Pobble platform; Bryn Llewellyn showed how Literacy can be active; Steve Bunce showed how simple and effective technology could be used to enhance reluctant writing and Jess and Martha showed the importance of Speech and Language in writing. It was simply high quality CPD that left 200 people looking forward to tomorrow…. see the links from today
As promised there are some useful links below to materials referenced in the presentations.
To read more about Big Writing and Ros Wilson’s work do check out thislink.
The apps referenced by Steve were, Rory’s story cubes, Book creator and the Post-it app.