Macmillan Education Winter Fair

Top tips for storytelling with young children - Carol Read

Stories are a powerful vehicle for developing language in the pre-primary classroom but they can also fall flat and be difficult to manage if children are not attentive and engaged. In this webinar, Carol Read shares top tips for delivering storytelling sessions successfully to young children. Taking a story from The Wheels series as an example, a wide range of practical strategies and techniques that support the discovery of new meaning and inspire children to want to join in and use English are demonstrated and discussed.

Going out with a bang! – Joanne Ramsden

This term has been particularly challenging for pupils and teachers alike. We have had to adapt to a different way of learning - remote, socially distanced and wearing masks. It’s time for some fun! In this webinar we look at ways to round off the term with a feel-good factor by engaging your learners in an online or a face-to-face environment. Get ready for fun and games!

Revise, Reflect, Recharge! End of term activities for teenagers – David Spencer

This practical session suggests different revision activities and tips for your teenage students to finish the term/year on a positive note...and also to create a positive mindset for the coming year. The activities all have an emphasis on increasing students’ participation in revision to the maximum whilst at the same time encouraging them to develop all-important Global Skills such as Thinking Skills, Social and Emotional Learning, and Collaboration.

Finding your voice. Speaking together in the time of Corona - Ben Crystal

2020 has been spent together apart, so much shared. The internet is terrific at transmitting sound and light; it’s not so good at transmitting empathy and atmosphere, and no help at all for speaking in unison. An inspirational end to the day, Ben Crystal explores theatre techniques for setting up a nourishing virtual space, before taking a fun dive into Shakespeare’s Sonnets! Bring the Bard to life to tell your story, find your voice, and speak loud and proud in a safe space.

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