SESSA AURUNCA – The final act of the Creative Writing Relay took place on June 1 at the Cinema Corso in Sessa Aurunca. The educational format is promoted annually by BIMED, a training institution for teachers, has received the Award for Representation of the President of the Republic for its high value.
training and sees the accession of thousands of national and international educational institutions every year. In the Relay 2021/22 several classes of the Instituto Integral Lucilio have participated: the classes of fifth and second of Primary of Carano with the professors Isabella Sorgente and Maria Marotta; third A and third B classes at CEIP Maina in Sessa Aurunca with teachers Teresa Donatello
and Daniela Gallo; the fourth grade class of Fasani Primary with the teacher Maria Ceraldi and a section of the Sessa Semicerchio Nursery with the teacher Delfina Casale. At the end of the annual project, the students presented the collective stories to the school community and the person in charge, Benedetta Caiazza, present in the room, stories made in collaboration with writers.
and companions from other schools in Italy on specific topics. During the evening they received the book and the certificate of participation, with the pride of having lived an intense year of work as writers, illustrators and readers. Carano’s fifth graders recalled, with brief interventions, the books published in the five years of participation.
in format: they gave a copy, symbolically, to the classes that will continue the experience. The book Staffetta has become a symbol of a transfer, a “cognitive artifact full of emotions that creates bonds and a sense of belonging to a single great school. The host of the event was the writer and journalist Sara Magnoli who managed to involve the children in her speech.
and boys present in the invention of a detective story. Following the malfunction of the microphones, he raised the hypothesis of the disappearance of the electrician technician and, just as the children were inventing the details of a mysterious murder behind the scenes, the power was cut off, leaving the room in the dark. The blackout that took place in Sessa Aurunca on the evening of June 1 helped to create an atmosphere of tension, typical of a
yellow tale, with a real surprise effect for all present. One of the parents present in the room lent himself to playing the character of the electrician behind the scenes who died tragically: the situation evolved into a humorous story when the body, lit by the torches of mobile phones, he laughed and got excited. Sara Magnoli’s performance showed the audience the real emotional involvement of children and young people in the invention of group stories, which
represents the success of Creative Writing training courses: interdisciplinary courses that motivate study, research, reading, collaborative learning. Not only students but also teachers have received the certificate of updating and training recognized by the MIUR as participation in the format becomes an opportunity for research-action and experimentation of
new innovative methodologies. The president of BIMED, Dra. Andrea Iovino, sent a special greeting to the fifth graders and all participants. The evening ended with a video made by teacher Isabella Sorgente for her fifth graders: with photos and drawings she covered five years of living together, of achievements and goals achieved but above all of emotional bonds that will be indelible for a lifetime . A new path to school for these children will begin in September
high school, it was touching that students, teachers and parents greeted each other and wished each other a happy continuation in their studies. Also for her teacher Isabella Sorgente, moderator of the evening, she begins a new path: she leaves primary school, after 25 years of service, to
the teaching of Philosophy and Human Sciences in ESO. But she will continue to teach primary school, as an INDRE trainer, and Creative Writing courses as a BIMED online tutor.