Chris Thompson's innovative approach to Creative EducationFind out about the exciting Scribing Technique. Downloadable Resources providedInteractive approaches to Story telling and downloadable resourcesIdeas for drama in the classroom with all age groupsStory telling and Magic shows for all agesDemonstration sessions, workshops for teachers, and more

An on-going creative writing programme
intergenerational projects
Supporting the SESE curriculum
Supporting the SESE curriculum
a cultural diversity project
A collaborative novel
Plays For the Backstage
Word Pictures
A Scribing Project
Children's writing
Creative Writing Galleries
Using role-play to inspire creative writing

Intergenerational Projects

There is something very special about intergenerational Projects. The older generation have such stories to tell and skills to pass on that may be seen of no significance to them but that are of huge interest to the younger participants. Try watching a group of eleven year old boys engaged in learning to darn a sock! Here are four sample intergenerational projects, each with a slightly different emphasis. All brought particpants from national schools, Active Age Groups, Day-care centres and Nursing homes together to explore, talk and to share skills and stories.

Click on one of the links below for more information and pictures.
I would particularly a look at recommend "Open the Door" or "My Place"
And all have something indifidual and special to offer.

Creating an Intergenerational play
for the Backstage theatre, Longford

A Longford project with lots of skills swapping

A Roscommon project focussed on Scribing

Stories and research in Ballymahon