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  Event Name:  Playful Story Writing with Lego at North Kensington Library Facilitator:  Talk Together London team Date & Time:  3rd Monday of each month  3:30 - 5:00 pm Ticket:  For advance bookings, contact North Kensington Library Category:  After School Education - Literacy   It is good fun for young writers to tell their stories using legos or modelling clay at first. You can find more information on this from Cambridge University research. The process helps improve literacy and helps students in their exams. We call it 'Creative Play Story Writing' or "Story Writing with Play'!   Students can take care of...

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  Children from 5 to 19 years old and their families took part in the project. The ‘Help a Child Publish a Story’ project was funded by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Arts Grants Scheme in 2017-18, to develop an understanding of common elements within traditional stories and guide the participants to write their own stories.     The stories are archived. The project continues to deliver story writing workshops for lifelong learners and new stories are added to the Story Library regularly. It is also known as the 'My Story Project' among the participants. The project workshops...

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How can learning about learning help you achieve more? Share your learning experiences, get in touch or leave a comment. Studies are showing that people who can think about their own learning are more successful and happy, at home, work and in education. Learning to learn is a powerful tool for building resilience. It helps us to move from the negativity of "I can't" to the question "How can I?"   For more info please visit www.talktogetherlondon.org and Get in Touch. Are your learners 'learning to learn'? We published this post initially on our old WordPress Team Blog and received the comments copied...

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Did you know that talking about maths problems is beneficial for students learning maths? The process improves reasoning skills and helps them understand why a solution works, rather than memorising and rote learning. Educators stress the distinction between the precise language of mathematics and more informal talk. And, in many classrooms all mathematics can be seen as under the sole control of the teacher. But, research points to the importance of collaborative tasks and talk in learning mathematics. Allowing learners to construct solutions for themselves through talk enriches individuals’ logical thinking and problem solving skills. To help learners experience being...

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