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Join us in Boston November 13-14th, 2015 for our annual iPad Summit. Registration and more details at ettipad.org/Boston

NOTE : PRESENTATION MATERIALS ARE LINKED FROM INDIVDUAL SESSIONS
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Friday, November 14 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
'Rapid Progress for Boys' Writing* (*Girls' Too!)' i-Lab FULL

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This lively, practical and action packed session combines accessible and engaging innovation with a structured, progressive whole-school approach to teaching writing in the 21st Century primary classroom.With an emphasis on engaging even the most reluctant young writers, the carefully structured activities follow a process based on best classroom practice and harnessing the transformative power of the iPad to ensure maximum impact on learning.

Featuring many opportunities for drama and role play, planning, drafting, editing, and publishing this full day will allow educators to ensure that classroom technology is used to raise standards of writing in all curriculum areas.iPads and a number of key apps will be used throughout the day demonstrating how new technology can transform outcomes for all pupils in speaking and listening, reading and writing.

This session will give educators:
◦ A clear and structured approach to teaching all genres of writing using popular games as a stimulus.
◦ A whole-school approach to teaching cross-curricular writing which was developed for The UK National Literacy
◦ A bank of activities which raise standards, secure rapid progress and make a sustained impact on all young writers, even those who are most reluctant.
◦ A transferable cross-curricular approach demonstrating a clear, accessible progression covering: Talk for writing/ oral rehearsal, planning, drafting, feedback/collaboration and digital publishing.
◦ Activities which support all pupils, with significant impact on reluctant writers, pupils with special educational needs

PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE FOLLOWING APPS PRIOR TO THE EVENT IF YOU PLAN TO ATTEND THIS SESSION:
Book creator
Tiny tap
Tellagami
Strip designer
Pettson's inventions  

Speakers
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Chris Williams

Chris been a UK primary school teacher for 18 years, including 2 years teaching in Special Education. His main areas of interest include integrating the use of technology to promote pupil progress and independence. Chris has recently reduced his teaching hours to build a training business with a colleague, David Andrews, to share some of their work, particularly in the application of iPads. Chris is married with 2 two daughters.


Friday November 14, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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  • Target Audience Elementary School Educators, Curriculum Designers, Special Education Specialists