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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  • Pre-literacy in the early years - Online Course
    Early Years Assessment Schedule

    The following Early Years full year assessment schedule and scope and sequence 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 considered for the bulk of students. Screening and tracking is an essential part of […]

    The following Early Years full year assessment schedule and scope and sequence outlines have been provided as a general term-by-term guide from which schools can

  • Pre-literacy in the early years - Online Course
    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 and Training Form

    This training and resources document provides a summary of the evidence-base, the training options and the programs for each age range. The brochure outlines: The most popular PLD oral language, motor and literacy programs. The online courses, seminar dates, and in school professional development options. Access the other 2020 Literacy and Training resource catalogues: Early […]

    This training and resources document provides a summary of the evidence-base, the training options and the programs for each age range. The brochure outlines: The

  • Pre-literacy in the early years - Online Course
    PLD’s 2020 Whole School Literacy Plan

    The document outlines how to implement PLD’s literacy, Movement and Motor and Oral Language resources during the Early Years, Foundation, Year 1 & 2 and across Years 3 to 6. Each page provides suggested time frames and implementation recommendations.

    The purpose of this document is to provide an implementation outline to assist schools in scheduling the PLD programs within a broad school-based strategy. When

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Single User, Small group licence (3-5 users), Medium group licence (6-10 users), Large group licence (10+ users)

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