Creative Approaches to Raising Standards in Literacy using Technology
As a successful Lead Creative School now in its 3rd year and offering school to school support in creative approaches to teaching in learning the school will provide examples of how they use technology to increase pupil engagement and raise standards in literacy.
Participants will explore and experience what creative teaching and learning looks, feels and sounds like.
Day One – Whole day AM – What is creative teaching & learning? An introduction to The Creative Learning Zone on Hwb. A walk through a selection of applications and ICT tools that have been used to develop pupils’ literacy skills including the use of music in the school’s recording studio and how the work fits within the DCF supported by examples of work produced by the school.
PM – Time to work in groups with other course members to develop a creative project that they will go back to schools and carry out with their children.
Day Two – ½ day afternoon session to come back and present & plan next steps.
Outcomes and Benefits for the Target Group How will teachers/TAs benefit from this course/programme? • Participants will have the skills to enrich learning and teaching through adopting creative approaches using technology. • Opportunity to set up and be involved in a creative, collaborative learning project across different schools.
Outcomes and Benefits for Learners in School(s) Learning that links to the requirements of the DCF and practically engages in order to raise standards in literacy.