Thursday, 1 May 2014

GA Conference - Writing's on the Wall - follow up for delegates

Continuing the series of blog posts following up from conference. Apologies for delay but been a tad busy...

At the conference, the workshop that I led on LITERACY had three sections to it...
Gary Dawson led the session, and started with some classic exam howlers which had a literacy element to them.

Here's a picture of me in action...
Image copyright: Rose Ledgard / Geographical Association

We created three sessions.
Gary followed up on the importance of Connectives, and Kathryn Stephenson and I talked about work we'd done in the classroom.
I talked about work around 'Touching the Void'...

Here's a WORDLE of the delegates' suggestions for what led to poor writing...

The full set of resources will shortly be available (in fact they might be there now by the time you read this) on the GA's Conference page, where delegate materials are being placed...

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