Where has the joy of writing gone and how do we get it back for our children?

Press/Media: Article/Feature

Description

This online piece in The Conversation explores the need for children to write for pleasure and creatively as a way of enhancing their literacy skills. It challenges narrow or limited views of writing practice in classrooms, and the pedagogy and the policy frameworks behind such narrowness.

Period21 Nov 2018

Media contributions

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Media contributions

  • TitleWhere has the joy of writing gone and how do we get it back for our children?
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletThe Conversation
    Media typeWeb
    Duration/Length/Size800
    CountryAustralia
    Date21/11/18
    DescriptionThis online piece in The Conversation explores the need for children to write for pleasure and creatively as a way of enhancing their literacy skills. It challenges narrow or limited views of writing practice in classrooms, and the pedagogy and the policy frameworks behind such narrowness.
    Producer/AuthorEdwin Creely, Fleur Diamond
    URLtheconversation.com/where-has-the-joy-of-writing-gone-and-how-do-we-get-it-back-for-our-children-101900
    PersonsEd Creely, Fleur Diamond

Keywords

  • literacy, writing, creativity