RAI Literacy Seminar in association with Tipperary Education Centre
St. Patrick’s College, Thurles
5th April 2014,
9.30am- 1.00pm Tea/Coffee: 11.30-12.00pm
Brendan Culligan presents this session which will examine spelling as a skill and look at reasons why children fail to progress as spellers and examine common spelling strategies. Advice will be offered on detecting difficulties and how these may be overcome.
Gene Mehigan presents this session which examines the role of teaching vocabulary in a balanced literacy programme. Participants will explore approaches for teaching individual words, for developing word strategies and fostering an awareness and love of language and words.
This seminar is being offered free of charge but places are limited.