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Using technology and global links to promote reading and writing for pleasure<br />
Gotta Keep Reading <br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GNpNfhpqDk4<br />
Why the interest in using technology with young people?<br />
Storytelling with the Canary Islands & using video<br />
The Write Path 2008<br />Collaborative writing day with 15 schools from all over the world continuing 5 stories started by...
World Book Day Video<br />
Write Path 2009<br />Many more schools interested <br />Email no longer feasible <br />Ningwww.writepath.ning.com<br />Com...
Write Path 2009<br />One week<br />Three illustrators<br />Thirty one authors<br />Forty schools/public library reading gr...
Fantastic comics <br />
Tommy Donbavand first paragraph for Write Path 2008<br />http://writepath.ning.com/video/videostory-paragraph1-2009<br />w...
Continuing paragraph to Tommy Donbavand video story 2008<br />http://writepath.ning.com/video/video-story-paragraph-5<br />
So how was it done?<br /><ul><li>First paragraphs for each day uploaded to the site as blog post
Each school worked with pairs of students for one hour
Continuations were posted as comments on the blog
Some schools had video calls
Schools asked to blog about their experience and to upload photos, videos and comic continuations
End of the week all asked to vote for favourite paragraphs via learning gateway
One winning school announced & received medals and a trophy
All of the stories collated into two books making students published authors </li></li></ul><li>
Write Path 2010<br />2 weeks<br />60 schools <br />2 primary school days added<br />Poetry day<br />No comics<br />
Twitter<br />To contact people<br />To build a personal learning network<br />With students<br />For fun!<br />
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  1. 1. Using technology and global links to promote reading and writing for pleasure<br />
  2. 2. Gotta Keep Reading <br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GNpNfhpqDk4<br />
  3. 3.
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  5. 5. Why the interest in using technology with young people?<br />
  6. 6. Storytelling with the Canary Islands & using video<br />
  7. 7. The Write Path 2008<br />Collaborative writing day with 15 schools from all over the world continuing 5 stories started by recognised children's authors. Website and blog produced, link ups by video call, instant messaging etc <br />
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  11. 11. World Book Day Video<br />
  12. 12. Write Path 2009<br />Many more schools interested <br />Email no longer feasible <br />Ningwww.writepath.ning.com<br />Comics, videos, added<br />Books produced<br />Trophy awarded<br />
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  14. 14. Write Path 2009<br />One week<br />Three illustrators<br />Thirty one authors<br />Forty schools/public library reading groups<br />One exhausted librarian!!<br />
  15. 15. Fantastic comics <br />
  16. 16. Tommy Donbavand first paragraph for Write Path 2008<br />http://writepath.ning.com/video/videostory-paragraph1-2009<br />www.tommydonbavand.com<br />
  17. 17. Continuing paragraph to Tommy Donbavand video story 2008<br />http://writepath.ning.com/video/video-story-paragraph-5<br />
  18. 18. So how was it done?<br /><ul><li>First paragraphs for each day uploaded to the site as blog post
  19. 19. Each school worked with pairs of students for one hour
  20. 20. Continuations were posted as comments on the blog
  21. 21. Some schools had video calls
  22. 22. Schools asked to blog about their experience and to upload photos, videos and comic continuations
  23. 23. End of the week all asked to vote for favourite paragraphs via learning gateway
  24. 24. One winning school announced & received medals and a trophy
  25. 25. All of the stories collated into two books making students published authors </li></li></ul><li>
  26. 26.
  27. 27. Write Path 2010<br />2 weeks<br />60 schools <br />2 primary school days added<br />Poetry day<br />No comics<br />
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  31. 31. Twitter<br />To contact people<br />To build a personal learning network<br />With students<br />For fun!<br />
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  36. 36. Finish with a song!<br />I like big books<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tuZSfvHHMr4<br />
  37. 37. Bev Humphrey<br />www.bevhumphrey.com<br />Libwithattitude@bevhumphrey.com<br />Twitter @Libwithattitude<br />Sign up to join the ning - www.writepath.ning.com<br />

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