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Wind them up, let them go: the primacy of stimulus in the classroom

Soltysek, Raymond (2009) Wind them up, let them go: the primacy of stimulus in the classroom. Writing in Education (50). ISSN 1361-8539

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Abstract

A consideration of the stimulation of creative writing in young people. especially in the upper stages of secondary school. The author considers his experiences as a teacher and as a professional creative writer. The author suggests that more process-strategy approaches need to be employed to develop a writing culture in the classroom, and offers an exemplar activity with pupil responses for discussion.