Researchers consistently express the returns are greatest when children are first learning to read.
This seminar explores:
- How to implement explicit synthetic phonics.
- How focused instruction can be delivered to a class with a range in student ability.
- Repeated reading of texts to increase fluency.
- Phonic dictation as a medium to transfer phonic concepts into written work.
- Time efficient decoding and spelling assessments designed to identify the range in ability so teachers can be more focused in their instruction.
- Assessments and instruction techniques for students not reading and spelling.
- Techniques to apply for poor or reluctant writers.
- Oral language instruction which facilitates the ability to speak in complex, grammatically correct sentences.
- Narrative retelling and generation to increase comprehension and written expression ability.