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Accelerating the Progress of Children with SEND in Reading & Writing now available as Webinars! – starting 8 & 15 March 2021
by Cormac Wilton - Wednesday, 20 January 2021, 5:01 PM
 

Search and book your place via the Learning Zone using keywords: SEND in Writing OR SEND in Reading

These courses will provide delegates with secure knowledge of how children learn to read & write, and the skills required.  This will include approaches to develop fluency and reading stamina.

These courses will be delivered in two 3-hour afternoon sessions.

Price: Sub £180 SLA £145 Full £216


 
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*HIAS English primary home learning units rereleased as PP presentations*
by Emma Scribbans - Friday, 15 January 2021, 10:48 AM
 

*NB 'Blended learning spring 2021' now replaces 'Home learning' button*

The free home learning resources created by the HIAS English team for home learning in lockdown 1.0 were highly regarded and warmly welcomed.  We appreciate expectations have moved on now, however there is a wealth of useful ...

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'Familiar tasks' - *NEW* for use in remote learning
by Emma Scribbans - Thursday, 14 January 2021, 8:27 PM
 

This series of documents have been developed to support you in providing clear explanations around familiar tasks that allow pupils to engage in learning without the teacher present.

The PowerPoint slides should be adapted by class teachers to support pupil’s understanding.

The examples used could be replaced with familiar teacher models from previous learning.  The class teacher could also add a voice over to remind children of the expectations around the familiar task prior to introducing new learning.


 
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New Remote Learning Curriculum Packs available!
by Cormac Wilton - Monday, 4 January 2021, 11:43 AM
 

The Remote Learning Curriculum packs are intended to support pupils at home during the first few days of any isolation period and will supplement any English and maths work given by schools. New curriculum packs, for each age range, will be made available on the Remote Education Moodle page at...

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