Gathering together innovative and experienced school practitioners who are also leading experts in film and literacy, this one day CPD event for primary school teachers will motivate and inspire. Gain practical skills and exciting ideas to take into your literacy curriculum. There will be plenty of activities that you can take into the classroom the very next day.
09:00 – 09:30 Registration and Coffee
09:30 – 09:45 Housekeeping & introduction (Showroom Cinema)
09:45– 10:30 Keynote: Jonathan Lear: Guerrilla Education
The Power of Stories. A practical journey into how stories relate to the broader purpose of education.
Jonathan Lear is as an Advanced Skills Teacher, Lead Teacher for Sheffield Local Authority, Deputy Head, and associate of Ian Gilbert’s Independent Thinking company. Described as having a breath-taking understanding of how to engage even the hardest to reach of children, Jonathan is now establishing a growing reputation for delivering inspiring and creative inset both in the U.K. and internationally.www.guerrillaeducation.co.uk
10:30 – 11:20 and 11:30 - 12:20 Film in the Classroom: Two workshops running side by side, each run twice so you can attend both:
Diane Evans: 3Cs and 3Ss How film can support Character, Setting, Story and Comprehension
Tim Bleazard: The Bradford Literacy Project Case study on the impact of the Bradford Primary Film Literacy Project on literacy attainment.
12:20 – 13:15 Lunch is provided by our award winning Chef.
13:15 – 15:15 Workshop 3 Using filmmaking techniques in the classroom. Includes how to explore texts in depth, problem solve, peer teaching and much more.
Led by Craig Lawson: Craig is in independent film producer who also support teachers and schools with CPD and enrichment opportunities through filmmaking and film projects.
15:15 - 15:45 Next Steps with Joan Parsons, Senior programmer, Showroom Cinema
What Showroom has to offer to support your teaching and learning.