Lack of competency in spelling can be an obstacle to the success and enjoyment in writing for many students. If spelling is a challenge, it slows down the writing process and interferes with the flow of ideas. It can also result in students making limited vocabulary choices.  

Explicitly teaching students phonics, morphology and spelling conventions demystifies the alphabetical code and equips them with the tools they need to spell.  It also develops word consciousness and builds a love of vocabulary.

 

The course includes:

  • two online 90-minute workshops (two different times available).

 

Teachers will:

  • develop subject knowledge about phonics, morphology and spelling conventions
  • unpack the progression of skills  (phonics, spelling conventions and morphology)
  • learn high-impact strategies and activities to teach word and sub-word level skills.

 

Session 1: Thursday 23rd February

Session 2: Thursday 2nd March

1.30–3 pm

1.30–3 pm

OR 4–5.30 pm

OR 4–5.30 pm

 

We will contact you pior to the sessions to find out your preferred session time.

 

Click here for a programme and more information.

 

"Practical ideas and good resources. Sensible approach to making spelling lessons part of a wider literacy programme. Really useful, thanks!" - quote from teacher.

 

"Was great to work through and refresh my understandings of the  development of spelling. Was nice to have activities I could use tomorrow. I feel more knowledgeable and confident to teach spelling" - quote from teacher.

 

Average rating for Supporting students to become competent and confident spellers

 


 

4.8 / 5.0 from 259 reviews

Location: Online two-part course - beginning Thursday 23rd February

Date: Thu, 23rd February 2023

Time: 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

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