‘ADVANCED NOTICE’ NEW ONE DAY CPD – DEVELOPING VOCABULARY
This ‘NEW’ Professional Development course commissioned for Bolton Primary Schools is intended for Teachers, Teaching Assistants and English Subject Leads working in Year 1 to Year 6.
Led by: Andy Taylor, FFT
The aims and objectives of the session:
- Expanding children’s vocabulary – an approach to teaching new words
- Strategies for retrieving and inferring the meaning of words from texts
- Dictionary work
- Playing with words
- A language rich classroom environment
- Extending vocabulary through talk
Fischer Education Projects, part of the Fischer Family Trust (FFT), are literacy and intervention specialists. Andy Taylor, who will lead the training, has worked closely with us in Bolton over the last few years delivering high quality CPD, most notably introducing many schools to reciprocal reading and writing, editing and redrafting. He was a Senior Adviser for primary literacy with the National Strategy and worked closely with colleagues in Bolton as part of the Every Child a Writer programme. He is now the Training and Development Manager of Fischer Education Projects Ltd.