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An Introduction to Word Aware

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The Royal College Of Speech & Language Therapists

2-3 White Hart Yard

London

SE1 1NX

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An Introduction to Word Aware

Suitable for primary and secondary age.

Word Aware is a fast-paced, fun and interactive workshop style day, which will leave participants well equipped to start Word Aware in their schools or with individual students. You will leave the day with lots of practical ideas on how to develop vocabulary in your school or caseload.

‘Spoken vocabulary at 5 years impacts on reading comprehension at 15 years of age’ (Cunningham and Stanovich, 1997). Vocabulary relates to reading comprehension, but impacts equally on curriculum areas that require specific word knowledge such as mathematics and science.

Who is the course suitable for?

This course is suitable for Speech and Language Therapists, Class Teachers, curriculum co-ordinators, specialist teachers, Head teachers, SENCOs and Educational Psychologists.

The aims of this course are:

  1. Put the new curriculum guidance on vocabulary into practice
  2. Explore word learning theory
  3. Learn a structured approach to teaching vocabulary in the classroom
  4. Plan how you will support vocabulary in your school/s

Background

Word Aware is a structured whole school approach to promote the vocabulary development of all children. Focussed on whole class learning, the approach is of particular value for those who start at a disadvantage - including children with Special Educational Needs and those who speak English as an additional language. This approach is full of practical and inspiring ideas that can be easily applied by busy classroom practitioners to develop both spoken and written vocabulary. Course participants will have resources and ideas to apply immediately.

What can I bring into the event?

Please bring your copy of Word Aware book.


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