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  • 10 Great Digital Tools for Teaching Creative Writing in School

    10 Great Digital Tools for Teaching Creative Writing in School

    To adequately prepare students with the skills they will need after education, integrating technology into our classrooms is no longer an option; it’s a necessity. The world of primary education, particularly the subject of English, has seen a significant transformation due to EdTech. Teaching creative writing to young minds is a journey of exploration and…

  • Podcasting for Young Authors: An EdTech Tool to Foster Fiction Writing

    Podcasting for Young Authors: An EdTech Tool to Foster Fiction Writing

    Educators are continuously exploring new ways to make learning more engaging, effective, and enjoyable. One such method that has gained substantial popularity is the use of podcasting to enhance fiction writing skills in young authors. I know in my own teaching I have found the addition of a real audience and real purpose can be…

  • The Hunter

    The Hunter

    Clumsily, Jane vaulted the central reservation as another dart whistled past her head. Fatigue and panic finally took hold, and she stumbled forward. Jane knew she needed to find a safe place to rest. If her pursuer didn’t catch up to her soon, her own clumsiness would. A large red blur sped past her (Too…

  • Ten Great Podcasting Tools for Students

    Ten Great Podcasting Tools for Students

    There are many ways to help students develop their writing styles and find a voice. Technology now plays an increasingly useful part in this. Creating a podcast is a fantastic way for students to develop their creative storytelling, speaking, and technical skills. Here’s a list of ten great tools that can make the podcasting experience…

  • The Power of Writing Prompts in Developing Students’ Fiction Writing

    The Power of Writing Prompts in Developing Students’ Fiction Writing

    Writing prompts are like keys that unlock the creative potential of young minds. They serve as a starting point, giving students a direction to channel their thoughts and ideas, thereby simplifying the otherwise daunting task of crafting a story from scratch. As educators, we can harness the power of writing prompts to stimulate creativity, boost…

  • Ten Types of Writing Prompts to Develop Students’ Creative Writing

    Ten Types of Writing Prompts to Develop Students’ Creative Writing

    Creative writing prompts are a fantastic way to stimulate imagination and creativity among students. Different types of prompts can cater to different styles, evoke diverse emotions, and challenge students in a variety of ways. Much of this site is dedicated to the creation and sharing of a wide range of writing prompts, because I love…

  • The Collection Room

    While visiting an old curiosity shop, you find a secret door through to a library of ancient and mysterious artefacts. What would you find? What would you do with them? Who would you tell?

  • The Centre

    Whilst on a school trip to an outdoor activity centre, you find out that the owners are secretly running experiments on missing pupils. What do you do about it? Who do you tell who do you ask for help?

  • Foggy Behaviour

    What if one morning when you look out the window a thick greenish fog has covered your town. People are behaving very strangely and everyone is scared for their lives. What will you do? How will you protect your family and friends from the dangers outside?

  • Ghost Hunters

    When you and your friends start hearing about ghost sightings in your street, you decide to start a ghost hunting club. Where will you look? What will happen if you find one?

  • Sleep Walking?

    You discover you can see the world in your sleep and travel around it as it happens. What will you do with this new skill? What will you discover?

  • Ageless

    Although your best friend is the same age as you, they tell you that thanks to a vengeful witch they have been that age for nearly a hundred years. You hear the story of their life. They need your help. What would they want you to do?