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Phew, just finished a hectic hour with some very enthusiastic writers here! Being later in the day of course meant that the stories had already developed over the day, sometimes in surprising directions, but they all managed to finish them off OK. It was quite good to be at the end (as we unexpectedly were) and draw the stories to a resolution. The kids are very excited about being published in a real book, and one is already planning to put that on her CV (these are Year 8s!). I'll be…Continue
Just got our stories posted by 1PM - kids really enjoyed it, and I appreciated the support I had from a teacher and TA. Much easier than 2 years ago doing it single handed. The ideas were flowing and the excitement was wonderful to see.
They are looking forward to seeing their stories in print. Thanks Bev for organising it all so well.
We had a great lunchtime today, writing the stories, and in one case recording them as a video - we had 15 Year 7 pupils involved. It was quite a rush, but we made it in time, and even recorded a short video hello. I then hit technical problems trying to upload the videos. I had computers that wouldn't talk to my Flip video, others that wouldn't play sound, but thanks to a helpful PE teacher sorted it eventually! (The moral must be: test out the ICT before the day - not at home as I did,…Continue