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Creative ways to teach children to read

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St. Matthew’s Primary School

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This event if part of the Cambridgeshire Festival of Education.

A free workshop led by Michelle Larbey. Exploring creative ways to teach children to read using Michelle's programme 'StoryTIme Phonics'.

The Phonic Fairy, Michelle Larbey will be appearing at the St Matthew’s Primary School, Cambridge and will be hosting fun and interactive session to launch the StoryTime Phonics resource. The session will be memorable, motivating and fast paced making it a must see. There is no charge for this invite, but please note there are limited visitor parking spaces at the school but a convenient NCP Car Park by the Grafton Centre.

StoryTime Phonics is a new phonics programme which uses ‘real’ books to teach phonics and gives children a love of reading from an early age. These books each focus on a different sound. Activities, games and ideas have been developed around the book and the sound to ensure children have a full understanding of the sound in context, as well as loving the stories they hear.

How does it help?
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Michelle Larbey is a former Leading English teacher and Local Authority consultant who now spends her time as a freelance consultant and author. Known for her passion and enthusiasm, Michelle’s innovative, research-based approaches inspire and motivate both children and teachers alike. Michelle also works part-time for the Faculty of Education at Cambridge University, supporting PGCE students in the highest standards of research and teacher training, recently ranked No.1 (Good Teacher Training Guide, 2017). In her spare time, she likes nothing more than to read to her two children using magic Phonic Fairy dust.

What’s included?
The programme comprises of 64 different books which represent all the sounds in the English Language as well as extensive teacher materials on how to use the books effectively. These include both print and digital materials.

Important things you should know.

It is:

  • A holistic, whole class approach to learning to read
  • Contextualises systematic synthetic phonics through real books
  • Rooted in research (Wyse & Goswami); practical in practice
  • Memorable, motivating, and fast-paced
  • High-quality videos engage children and provide training
  • Includes lesson plans and books by best-loved authors
  • Empowers teachers – gives you your professionalism back!
“We are hearing children laugh again in phonics lessons.”
Charlotte Lever, Year 1 Teacher, The Lantern Primary
Please gain a glimpse of this incredibly fun way to teach children the most important skill of their life to read... www.ttsstorytimephonics.co.uk/information
Michelle Larbey
AKA The Phonic Fairy
Twitter@literacylarbey or @phonicfairy


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