How do you inspire writers?

I’ve been asked to run a workshop about how to inspire writers and help raise writing attainment across the primary-phase as part of a PD day at my school in a couple of weeks. I obviously have my own ideas, views and ways of doing so but I’m really interested to hear what others think. Particularly in relation to projects and using quality texts. Therefore, I would really appreciate any input or ideas you may have that

The Horizons of 2011

I’m slightly late blogging about 2010 as it’s now 2011. So, a very Happy New Year to you all. As I look back on 2010 and look to 2011, I thought it would be a good idea to reflect on some of things that have happened in 2010 and then look to the future for 2011. Some of the highlights of 2010 were: Managing to juggle being a classroom teacher with studying for an MA in New