A workshop for educators and health professionals
A plethora of research exists relating to the development of reading in children, although there remains a disconnect between science and classroom practice. Attendees will leave this workshop with a deep understanding of how reading develops from the early childhood years to end of the foundation phase. It includes an understanding of why learning to read is difficult, what the mind does when it reads and how children learn to read and spell, with practical teaching strategies to ensure a solid grounding for reading success.
We will also look at what, when and how language skills and word recognition skills need to be taught, from the development of phonological skills to teaching the complex orthography of the English language. An interdisciplinary team comprised of a Psychologist, Occupational Therapist and Remedial Therapist will explore practical strategies to support the progression from oral language to word reading.
Place: Bellavista School, 35 Wingfield Avenue, JHB
Date: 30-31 May 2019
Time: 08h30 - 15h30 (Registration at 08h00)
Cost: R3000.00 per person
Incorporated Association Not For Gain Reg. No. 1973/000002/08 ● PBO 930005282 ● NPO No. 045/268/NPO ● Member of the Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa.