Eastern Region Conference: Reading for Pleasure: Developing a reading culture in classrooms

A conference for educators of English, Drama and Media, Key Stage 1–4

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This event took place 9:30am - 1:00pm Saturday March 16th, 2013

Opening keynote address by Andrew Lambirth: Developing Reading Cultures: Children and the Teachers Workshops • Poetry champions: Ways for reading poetry in the primary school • The Phoenix comics magazine: Comics in the classroom • Gabrielle Cliff Hodges: Making time and space for reading • Amy Orringer: Jumping off the page: Using iBooks to get students excited about reading Closing keynote address by David Fickling: Reading for pleasure: a publisher’s perspective