Pre-Literacy in the Early years – Online Course

Code: OCey
Year Level: Early Years
$119.00 (inc. $10.82 GST)

 

What to teach? When to screen? How to cater for the range in ability?

This course will provide you with the structure and tools to improve the literacy outcomes of your early years students.


Recommended for – staff working within Kindergarten (WA, QLD, SA, TAS) and Pre-school (ACT, NT, NSW, VIC)
Course presenter – Diana Rigg BA(Ed), BEd, CPP(UK), MEd, MSc(SpPath)
Course length – 3 hours
Access to course – 90 days
Certificate – Awarded upon completion
Supporting materials – Referenced material available for download

 

Course Description

The EARLY YEARS are a period of significant potential learning. It is essential that balanced within an early childhood framework key skills (for later literacy and learning) are developed. The explicit instruction of phonological awareness, alphabet sounds and oral language is imperative. Within this course ‘age-appropriate’ (i.e. fun, engaging but rich and clear) learning experiences will be demonstrated with PLD programs and also with general resources.

How much explicit instruction is required? Three or four three minute explicit instruction sessions each day, in addition to short one-minute progress checks.

PLD supports play, socialisation, inquiry, activities, child-centred approaches and some direct development of key skills that set up young children for success within the education system. Read More.

 

Single User Access

If you would like to purchase a single licence, please register here and gain immediate access. Individual licenses can only be purchased with a credit card via the link above.

 

Multi-User Discounts Available

If you purchase more than one online course licence at one time you now receive a scaled discount.

For user licensing beyond these 4 options, please contact us to [email protected] for a quote specific to your needs. Support information on our multi-user licenses is available here.

 

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Our FAQ page answers our most commonly asked questions, or feel free to email us at [email protected].

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    Early Years Teaching Sequence Manual

    The Early Years Teaching Sequence Manual outlines what to teach and when to teach it sequence over a full year for Literacy, Oral Language and Movement & Motor. The manual provides week-by-week guidelines including professional development options and essential PLD evidence-based programs. Keep in mind that it may be appropriate for schools to adapt the […]

    The Early Years Teaching Sequence Manual outlines what to teach and when to teach it sequence over a full year for Literacy, Oral Language and

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    Early Years Assessment Schedule

    The following Early Years full year assessment schedule and scope and sequence have been extracted from the Early Years Screening & Tracking Manual. Within this download, outlines have been provided as a general term-by-term guide from which schools can adapt their scheduling. While some students will progress faster and some slower, these plans should be […]

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    Early Years Pre-Literacy Screening

    The Pre-Literacy Screens have been designed to profile the acquisition of core literacy precursor skills that will impact later reading, spelling and phonic development.

    The screen focuses on two main skills: 1. Phonological Awareness: the ability to attend to the phonological structure or sound structure of words. 2. Alphabetic

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    Early Years Classroom Resources Online Order Form

    Read this quote/order form in conjunction with the Early Years Teaching Sequence Manual. This document provides a summary of the evidence-based classroom programs and training options for each age range. Access the other 2021 Quote/Order Forms: Early Years Foundation Year 1 & 2 Year 3, 4, 5 & 6 School Leader or Whole School See […]

    Read this quote/order form in conjunction with the Early Years Teaching Sequence Manual. This document provides a summary of the evidence-based classroom programs and training

This download outlines how PLD programs link to the ACARA National Curriculum year level content descriptions.

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    PLD’s Alignment to the Australian National Curriculum

    How does PLD align to the Australian National Curriculum?

    In the attached download we have outlined where PLD applies to each year level, the content code and descriptor and the related PLD programs.  

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