As a parent you want to help your child succeed in life and we know that reading is one of the most valuable life skills your child will ever learn.
So how can you help your child learn to read?
Teachers train for years in order to gain competency in the teaching of phonics yet you're probably still stuck singing the ABC. If this sounds familiar then this is the course for you. I've summarised my many years of teaching experience, early years specialism and phonics leadership into a course designed to help you understanding the teaching of reading.
This is a basic level course intended for parents of children at preschool/kindergarten or in their first year of education, who want to develop their understanding of phonics. Learn and grow confident in the vocabulary and terminology used to discuss phonic teaching.
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Understand the terms phonics, graphemes and phonemes.
Understand the terms cluster, digraph and trigraph.
Understand how vowels and consonants are referred to when describing the complexity of a word.
Gain an understanding of the vocabulary used for reading and writing.
A guide to the pronouncing the 44 phonemes and handouts for further reference.
Understand how to use sound talk to support phonic skills.
See how letters can be used to start to read first words.
Understand what high frequency/sight words are.
How to support first writing attempts.
Understand how the dots and dashes technique can support early reading and writing.
A few activities to support phonics at home.
Gain an awareness of the requirements of the curriculum in relation to Phonics.
Hayley Is a qualified teacher with over ten years experience teaching in mainstream U.K. primary schools. After graduating with a BA Hons in Linguistics, which included TEFL, child language development and Neurolinguistics, she went on to gain her qualified teaching status.
Having held several leadership roles including Early Years Leader, Reading Manager and ICT co-ordinator, Hayley's drive to provide engaging and challenging education for all led to a successful career.
She later went on to work in the Private Tuition industry, in order to balance the requirements of a new family. Here she specialised in 11+ Tuition, with a great success rate, as well as catch up and intermediatry math and English support.
In her spare time Hayley writes children's stories, several of which are published on Amazon. She is also a keen crafter, devoted mother and avid dog walker.