Making more of grammar

Date

Thu, 30th June, 2016

Time

9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Location

Kesgrave Conference and Community Centre, Ipswich

Ref. Number

PB/1516/En/106

Price

£0.00

Description

Strategies for more engaging teaching of grammar and using it to improve writing

Enliven your teaching of grammar and use it more effectively to improve writing.

Based entirely on National Curriculum objectives, this course offers a wealth of practical ideas you can use tomorrow. Already enthusiastically reviewed and widely used in classrooms, this course is delivered by a highly experienced and very knowledgeable trainer.

COURSE CONTENT:

Quick wins for writing
Quick and effective ways of deploying grammar to achieve instant sophistication in writing.

Interactive grammar techniques
Whole class teaching techniques to apply and consolidate grammar learning.

Grammar games
Try out a range of versatile desktop activities to extend and consolidate grammar.

Using grammar in reading to support grammar in writing
Most of us get better results in reading. This session explores the use of class texts to provide context, exemplification and models for the grammar of writing.

Activity-based extended writing

£175 for 1 place and £325 for 2 places

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Course name:

Making more of grammar

Ref. Number:

PB/1516/En/106

Date:

Thu, 30th June, 2016

Time:

9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Location:

Kesgrave Conference and Community Centre, Ipswich

Price:

£0.00

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Presenter(s)

Sue Hackman

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.

Alan Howe

Education Consultant and Past Senior Director, National Strategies.
Alan is a highly experienced educational consultant, specialising in working directly with schools, Local Authorities and other education providers to support improvement in student progress and the quality of teaching and learning. He was a Senior Director with the National Strategies, leading national programmes on teaching and learning, assessment and intervention support, was National Director for English, and Regional Director for the National Literacy Strategy in the South West. His background is in English teaching and in advice and inspection for English and literacy in both primary and secondary phases. He is currently working with schools to support curriculum and assessment in English, literacy across the curriculum, and improvements in classroom pedagogy. He has written, published and presented widely about English, and language and learning in education.

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