Raising the achievement of pupils' reading and writing

Online: Tuesday 1st December 2020, 3.30-4.30pm
Presenter: Maddy Barnes 
Price: FREE

Why join?

Hear from Author and Series Editor Maddy Barnes on how reading and writing teaching resource Read in to Writing can be used effectively in school, as well as easily adapted for online, remote learning.

What’s covered:

  • Identifying the main steps in the reading and writing journey
  • Exploring the skills of proof-reading and editing in the writing journey
  • The basic pedagogy behind the Read in to Writing units and how they work (practicalities and theory)
  • How Read in to Writing can be adapted for online units for remote teaching


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Programme

3:30pm Introductions and sound checks


3:35 – 4.15pm Maddy discusses the below in detail:

  • Identifying the main steps in the reading and writing journey
  • Exploring how planning purposeful writing tasks provides opportunities for pupils to make meaningful connections and maximise learning
  • Identifying how grammar can be taught in a context
  • analysing how to explore the reader-writer-reader relationship
  • exploring the skills of proof-reading and editing in the writing journey
  • balancing the relationship between scaffolding and challenging
  • the basic pedagogy behind the Read in to Writing units
  • how the units work (practicalities and theory)
  • how they work in terms of teaching whole class
  • how they can be adapted for online units for remote teaching

4:15pm Questions


4:30pm Webinar ends
 

maddy barnesAbout the presenter: Maddy Barnes

Maddy is an experienced primary school teacher and senior leader who is currently a full-time English Consultant offering bespoke training to support schools. Maddy is also an established educational author, writer, writing moderator, blogger and series editor and is a Department for Education QA proofer for grammar and reading within test development. Passionate about ‘getting it right’ for children, Maddy is an educational author, writer, writing moderator and blogger and is the Series Editor and Author for Read in to Writing as well as Skills Builders Grammar and Punctuation for Rising Stars and NTS Assessment for RS Assessment from Hodder Education. She was a key advisor on the development of Reading Planet and contributed to the development of the teacher’s guides and to embedding comprehension skills within the series.

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