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SP27-21 Getting the Concept – Teaching Curriculum Vocabulary and Concepts

 Getting the Concept – Teaching Curriculum Vocabulary and Concepts
From the perspective of a Speech and Language Therapist, how do we successfully teach vocabulary and concepts? What do teachers and SNAs need to know when supporting children with or without language difficulties? How do we maximise teaching concepts and vocabulary in a busy classroom?

The Irish curriculum builds on previous knowledge. This means difficulty with vocabulary and concepts at an early stage in the primary career have significant impacts at a later one. This one-hour workshop will enable you to identify and teach both simple and challenging vocabulary.

In this session we will cover:
• Different types of vocabulary and concepts
• Order of teaching
• How to teach vocabulary and concepts
• How to build on previous topics, concepts and vocabulary

Please note, we will not be discussing teaching concepts specific to the maths curriculum as this is a specific area that would require a specific session. However, the application of knowledge gained in the session will be applicable for maths.

The webinar is suitable for SNAs, class teachers, learning support teachers who work with primary school (Junior Infants up to 6th Class).

Please note that no recordings will be shared with participants. Slides will be shared if the presenter is agreeable to this. Please only register for our webinars if you have an internet download speed greater than 6MB. Speed test your internet prior to registering. If you lose your internet connection during the webinar this doesn’t warrant a refund (if applicable). Do not share your join link as you will be unable to join if you do so. You can cancel your registration and get a full refund up to the start of the webinar (if applicable). Once the webinar has commenced there are strictly no refunds. The cancellation button is at the bottom of your confirmation email.

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Course Details

Course Start Date / Time 18-01-2021 7:00 pm
Course End Date / Time 18-01-2021 8:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Course Fee To book a place on this course click in to the course details and use the registration link provided

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