Course Name: Practical activities to support CLL in a language rich environment
Date: 26th May 2016 Time: 09.00am - 3:30pm (lunch included)
Venue: The Enterprise Centre, Bridge Street, Derby, DE1 3LD
Who The Course Is Aimed At: EYFS and KS1 Practioners
Name Of Facilitator/s: Clare Reed & Mike Akers
Clare Reed has over 20 years teaching experience, mainly working in inner-city schools working across the Primary phase. Over the last ten years, Clare has worked as a Speech, Language and Communication Consultant. During this time she developed, wrote and designed the Talk across the Curriculum, Nurturing Talk, Talking Families and TakingPartners@Primary. She has also collaborated with colleagues to write Talk Volunteers, TalkingPartners@Secondary and Talk4Maths.
These programmes support the development of speaking and listening skills to enhance not only children's learning but also their social and emotional well-being, and can be adapted for working either at whole class level, small groups or with individuals.
Clare will lead the morning session looking at;
- Developing Language in the Classroom across the primary curriculum for academic, social and emotional success
- Understanding the processes involved with expressive and receptive language and the key aspects of social languages and group interaction
- Deliver strategies and activities to promote SLC skills in the classroom
Mike Akers is a writer, performer and educator who has been exploring the non-verbal approach for over ten years, first with Travelling Light Theatre Company and then with Visible Thinking.