NEW Helping the Struggling Writer in the Classroom

Course date: 20th May 2022

The best way to support struggling writers is to provide support WITHIN the classroom. Pupils can be daunted by the complexities of extended writing. This course will show teachers how to scaffold tasks so that pupils can show their knowledge and understanding in writing.

£190.00 + VAT (20%)

Target Group: Primary Teachers
We will consider how schools can:
  • Incorporate talk to support the reluctant writer. 
  • Use lively, interactive tasks to increase pupils’ vocabulary, enhance their understanding of sentence constructions and secure their ability to write clear paragraphs linked together by conjunctions.
  • Use strategies to help pupils to plan their writing independently.
  • Include activities to assist pupils to revise and edit their writing.
With the right support, pupils can discover their unique voice and enjoy writing across the curriculum. Learn how to make the small, but significant changes that turn non-writers into writers.

Course Presenter: Stephanie Vaughan

ENGLISH AND LITERACY - Stephanie Vaughan has been working in education for over 25 years and is an experienced classroom practitioner, who understands the challenges teachers face providing a relevant and purposeful curriculum. She was, until recently, the Literacy Lead Advisor for Swansea; therefore, she has extensive experience of providing training and in-school support for primary teachers in English and whole school literacy. In addition, extensive pupil data from schools across Swansea proves that her training definitely raises standards. Stephanie Vaughan is the author of The Eight Reading Behaviours and The Reading Journey, a new and comprehensive innovative resource that teaches pupils to read with enjoyment and purpose. She has also developed many of her own literacy strategies, such as The Writing Wheel and accompanying activities that help pupils to learn the steps in the writing process. She has written detailed progression models for aspects of reading and writing that help teachers to unpick the LNF. A belief that pupils need to understand how to read and write independently underpins her work and she offers literacy lessons that are enjoyable, interactive, and skill-centred. Stephanie’s training provides teachers with practical, easily implemented, and engaging solutions to literacy problems, and she provides schools with extensive and varied resources, which, according to feedback, have proved extremely popular with teachers and pupils. Search for Courses

Course Location: South Wales - Cardiff

Future Inn, Hemingway Road, Cardiff Bay, CF10 4AU   START TIME: 8.30am coffee and registration for a 9.00am start
Future Inn's Conference Covid Policy
  • Meetings will be arranged based on 1m social distancing.
  • Anti-bac stations will continue to be in place.
  • Social distancing encouraged in all public areas.
  • Enhanced cleaning of public areas & high-level touch areas, this includes conference area.
  • Staff members continuing to wear masks and guests asked to wear masks in all public areas. 
  • One way system when entering and exiting hotel.  
  • Conference guests asked to complete self-disclosure form on arrival.
  • Individual water bottles will be provided.
  • Tea/coffee served in training rooms.
  • Lunches (in individual bags) served in training room with a choice of standard, vegetarian, vegan or specific dietary requirement – if possible, please advise of gluten free or other dietary requirements in advance.

(Autumn 2021)


 
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