In this webinar, Sue Cowley will share lots of practical advice on effective approaches to mark making in the early years. She will examine the wide range of skills that practitioners need to help their children develop, in order for them to be able to write effectively. She will explore ways in which you can motivate your children to make marks, building their confidence and utilising provocations to inspire learning. She will also explore the vital role of multi-sensory learning and play in supporting the development of the youngest writers.
Sue Cowley is a presenter, teacher trainer and author of 30 books on education. A qualified early years teacher, she has taught in both primary and secondary schools in the UK and overseas and has also worked as a supply teacher. Sue’s international bestseller Getting the Buggers to Behave has been translated into ten languages and is a set text at universities. Her first book How to Survive your First Year in Teaching is a firm favourite with NQTs.
Sue has written articles and columns for numerous publications, including the TES, Teach Primary and Teach Secondary. She has featured in numerous education videos and was a regular presenter on Teachers TV. Sue combines her writing work with working internationally as a trainer and presenter in schools and other educational settings. She has provided keynotes and training for a wide range of organisations, including Teach First, various UK universities, the NUT, Swim England and The Football Association.
Sue has helped to run her local early years setting for the last decade. Her latest books are The Ultimate Guide to Differentiation and The Ultimate Guide to Mark Making in the Early Years.