HOW TO TEACH SPELLING (Twilight 1 of 2)
DateTue, 23rd January, 2018
Time4:15 pm - 5:45 pm
LocationLionwood Junior School, Norwich
Two twilight courses which offer active, hands-on approaches to rules, difficult letter choices, learning strategies and spelling correction. The sessions will be practical and enjoyable and transfer directly to the classroom.
The first session introduces a range of constructive strategies for working out unknown spellings and learning the hard ones. The second session explores the high-value spelling rules and provides resources for hands-on investigation.
This course is also rich in resources which will be sampled in the sessions then given to you as digital master copies for your own classroom and school.
How to crack and learn a spelling
~ Why some spellings are hard to learn
~ Strategies for learning difficult spellings
~ Strategies for distinguishing between homophones
~ Ideas for supporting spelling in
How to teach spelling rules
~ High-value spelling rules explored and explained
~ Choosing between vowel digraphs e.g.ay, ai, a-e
~ Defining who teaches what
~ An approach to the marking of spelling
£40 pp for each twilight
Course name:HOW TO TEACH SPELLING (Twilight 1 of 2)
Date:Tue, 23rd January, 2018
Time:4:15 pm - 5:45 pm
Location:Lionwood Junior School, Norwich
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Recently retired Chief Adviser on School Standards, Department for Education.
Sue has been Chief Adviser on School Standards at the DfE for seven years and led the government’s work on pedagogy, deprivation, disadvantaged groups, the core subjects, assessment, accountability and school improvement.
Sue has worked at every level of the education system as a teacher, trainer, inspector and director of the last government’s National Strategies.
Sue is also well known for her classroom publications for spelling, grammar, reading, English literature, literary theory, writing and special needs. The TES describes Sue as ‘a mix of inspirational delivery combined with common sense practicality.’