Resisting the red pen

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Young children who’ve previously been victims of the dreaded ‘marking red pen’ are often reluctant to unleash their imagination in their creative writing for fear of making mistakes. Alison Wilcox describes how she expanded the focus of her teaching from eliminating errors to experimenting with language, and managed to inspire even the most unenthusiastic of writers.

DATE: 12/03/2013
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