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PEDAL: The PLaNS Project

Research Group at University of Cambridge Enterprise Exhibition

The PLaNS research project was designed to develop a playful teaching framework and resources to improve:

  • children’s motivation to engage in producing and representing narratives;
  • the creative process of generating rich and well-structured fictional and non-fictional narratives;
  • the quality of children’s talk and dialogic thinking during collaborative work;
  • the quality of children’s written products according to the English curriculum.

Principal Investigator: David Whitebread

Project Staff: Helen Bradford, Mary Anne Wolpert, Marisol Basilio