Supporting the weakest readers and writers
DateWed, 16th March, 2016
Time9:30 am - 3:30 pm
LocationLionwood Junior School, Norwich
1. How to support struggling readers
• The experience of struggling to read
• Securing phonics
• Improving fluency
• Improving comprehension
• Support mechanisms
2. How to support struggling writers
• The experience of struggling to write
• Modelling writing
• Highly-focused support
• Bringing skills up to scratch
3. How to plan and manage guided groups for less able readers and writers
• What is guided work and how is it different from group work?
• Planning a reading session
• Managing a reading session
• Planning a writing session
• Managing a writing session
Session 4: Leading the learning
• Making better use of teaching assistants
• Harnessing parent power
• Marshalling the supporting cast
£160 for 1 place, £300 for 2 places
Course name:Supporting the weakest readers and writers
Date:Wed, 16th March, 2016
Time:9:30 am - 3:30 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.