A day of literacy and blogging

Promote literacy and creative writing…

A whole day of lessons and presentations at your school!

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  • Covering online publishing and blogging, your staff and pupils will be shown how to create exciting online content.
  • Complete coverage available for your classes and your staff.
  • Content includes text, images, video and sound and can include book reviews, class and topic work, trip write ups and lots more.
  • Part of the creative curriculum that fits into the computing and digital literacy programme of study.
  • Using WordPress or a free trial of J2 Creative Toolkit can be included so that you can work on your site straight away.
  • No experience of online publishing required.
  • No staff cover required!

Booking form below

Simply provide a room with computers or laptops and let us know the groups and timings for the day.

You’ll be shown how to create live online content such as book reviews and children’s blogs all hyperlinked and available from the school website.

You and your pupils will be working with lots of rich, multi modal content such as images, sound and video and of course text.

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A complete day (9am-3.30pm) costs just £480 and remember there are no additional charges!

Need more time? No problem, book a second day and save 10%, add a staff training twilight (3.45-4.45pm) onto the day for just £75.

Example plan for the day

TimeAllocationGroupThemeResources Room
1 hourReception,  Year 1 , 2, 3, 4A class website using photos and images.Photos from trips, display etcClassroom with interactive whiteboard
1 – 2 hoursYear 3, 4A digital story book using a theme from World Book day. Children will create an online story or poem complete with images.Poems and storiesICT suite or laptops/ Projector
1 – 3 hoursYear 5, 6, 7,
8, 9
Online book reviews all hyperlinked and if required published from the school website. Children will create online reviews complete with images.Book reviews, imagesICT suite or laptops/ Projector
1 – 3 hoursYear 5, 6, 7,
8, 9
Online game creation. Publish photos of famous contemporary authors online along with a list of featured characters.  The game is to match them up. Bonus points for naming the novel they appear in!Authors, charactersICT suite or laptops/ Projector
1 – 3 hoursYear 5, 6, 7,
8, 9
Children make comics and mini-books based on their topic work. The finished comics are displayed online for parents to see.Comics, digital cameraICT suite or laptops/ Projector
1 – 3 hoursYear 5, 6, 7,
8, 9
Children create an online book quiz with questions about children’s books.BooksICT suite or laptops/ Projector
1 – 3 hoursYear 5, 6, 7,
8, 9
Children are shown how to create an online game – “Guess the book” using characters as clues.BooksICT suite or laptops/ Projector
1 – 3 hoursStaff (individuals, groups or the whole staff!)Training on how to create online content using J2e5 and moderate children’s work.NoneICT suite or laptops/ Projector

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