Motivating children to write

Research suggests that blogging enthuses children to write more. Teachers and pupils tell us whether they have noticed this effect.

Video summary
Bianca suggests that blogging motivates children to write because they anticipate their writing being read by an audience. David cites the impact of blogging in motivating some children to independently write 10,000-word stories. Children talk about writing more and writing at home.

Now I’ve started to write more at home than before, because I never used to write at home at allA pupil from Tetherdown Primary School