Wake-ing a thirst for literacy (part 1)

I had been on the look out for a cinematic, highly narrative video-game title to re-purpose as a writing stimulus for some time now following on from the success of using US hit series Flash Forward as a writing stimulus for lower ability sets. I say ‘lower ability groups,’ when …

Drop everything and read

This is the first time I have EVER been in a library. Is there any single more important duty of an English Department, of a school even, than introducing our students to the wonders of reading? I would like to think that almost any Head of Department worth their salt could put …