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May 9th, 2013

SCILT – Developing Language Skills through Phonics

Jennifer McDougall
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Glow TV along with the SCILT Professional Learning Community is delighted to host a range of events beginning on Tuesday 14th May at 4pm.

Presented by Lynne Jones and Meryl James, Professional Development Officers at SCILT, Scotland’s National Centre for Languages this first workshop will consider the place of phonics in Modern Language learning as well as the benefits and implications of developing phonological awareness in young language learners.

Lynne and Meryl will explore the impact that creative use of phonics can have in your classroom; not only in talking, but also in developing other language skill areas.

This event is suitable for Early Years, Primary and ASN practitioners.

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Categories CPD, Curriculum for Excellence, Early Years, Events, Glow, Glow TV, modern languages

One Response to “SCILT – Developing Language Skills through Phonics”

  1. Rafaela Lynch-Loitz May 25th, 2013 at 8:54 am

    I thoroughly enjoyed this session. even though I am a German teacher in a secondary and parts of the session was “very French” I came away with sensible ideas. I’ll try to get our feeder Primaries involved as it would be great to install the phonics in the early years so that we could build on it in Secondary. (reading unfamiliar texts aloud, spelling,…)

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