Are you wondering what you can do with your beginning readers to get them started?
This online course is for you if:
- Your students need to understand the difference between spoken and written language.
- Your students need opportunities to develop their language to express themselves.
- You are looking for ways to model the connection between speaking, listening, reading and writing.
- Your students would benefit from seeing their spoken word represented in a written form and then used as a source for reading.
In this self-paced mini course, Mardi Gorman and I will::
- Look at why language experience (reading) is an effective instructional practice to support beginning readers.
- Discuss the purpose of language experience and how it can be used as a small group practice.
- Work through the structure of a language experience lesson.
- Watch a language experience lesson in action.
- Share some sample language experience texts that were produced with students.
This 1-hour online course starts as soon as you sign up and is divided into the following lessons:
- Lesson 1: Module overview
- Lesson 2: Underpinnings of L.E.A
- Lesson 3: Why L.E.A.?
- Lesson 4: Structure of the Lesson (Part 1)
- Lesson 5: Structure of the Lesson (Part 2)
- Lesson 6:Structure of the Lesson (Part 3)
- Lesson 7: Text Examples
- Lesson 8: Final Tips
This course is suitable for:
- Pre-service teachers
- Graduate teachers (F-1)
- Established teachers who want to start or strengthen their use of language experience to teach beginning readers
- Literacy leaders and coaches
- What: This is a self-paced online course. It includes a series of pre-recorded video lessons as well samples of different types of texts you could produce with your students.
- Where: On the Oz Lit Teacher and Mardi Gorman course website (Kajabi) – you’ll get login details as soon as you purchase the course.
- When: This course is available to start right now! (You will have access to the course content for 6 months).
- Time: Approximately 1 hour.
- Cost: $ 65 +GST per person (with 5% being donated to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation) If you’d like an invoice so your school can pay, just send an invoice request to: firstname.lastname@example.org and Shirl will let you know how to sign up.