Facilitators: Clara Fiorentini
This comprehensive course unpacks literacy components and key priorities for teachers in building firm foundations for children’s literacy learning. Designed for teachers of infants to 1st class, this course provides an in-depth exploration of the engaging and playful practice necessary to best support young children’s language, reading and writing development. With playful, integrated practice at its core, this course aims to equip teachers with a wealth of practical strategies and resources to support the provision of high-quality literacy learning experiences in the junior primary classroom.
- Preparing the Learning Environment
- Oral Language Development
- Approaching Reading and Writing
- Prioritising Play
- Meaningful Methods
Whether you are interested in refreshing your current practice or you are new to early childhood education, this is the course for you!
Testimonials from 2022:
"This has been one of the most relevant, practical and enjoyable summer courses I’ve ever done!"
"I don’t even know where to begin. This course has been packed with amazing resources, tips, hints and practical information that I will use in the upcoming school year. each module had a wealth of information and gave brilliant ideas."
"This course gave a comprehensive overview of teaching strategies and methodologies to use in the infant classroom. Everything from play, Aistear, literacy, handwriting, behaviour and classroom organisation was covered. The course really puts the learning of the child at the forefront of all modules and encourages best practice in all the different elements of infant teaching".
For this online course please register and pay through MIE's Moodle page: www.mie.ie/moodle