Eastbay REAP -2 more sessions 28/29 October

These next 2 sessions will cover language processing and how it links in to later literacy (Friday 28th 6-8.30pm). Followed by an introduction to game playing to develop literacy and numeracy (Saturday 9-12pm). You need not have attended the previous …

Eastbay REAP- Rhyming in early childhood 17th Sept 2016

This session will build on from the first workshop which looked at speech and language development. Rhyming, which is part of phonological awareness, “tuning into sounds” is such an important skill for young children to develop before school, as it …

Language development. Eastbay REAP Whakatane 3 September 2016

This workshop was for Early Childhood teachers and parents. We looked at eating (which impacts on later developing sounds) sound and language development. Simple strategies to help develop oral language and storybook reading were introduced. The next session (17 September) …

Central North Island Kindergarten Trust Conference 3 Sept 2016

I will be presenting this workshop at this huihuinga “Linking Language & Literacy to Te Whariki” This workshop will look at linking language development, literacy and learning stories-crucial to educators who work with tamariki. “Literacy is a community responsibility” and …

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Rhyming-an essential pre school literacy skill

This workshop was held recently in Rotorua at an early childhood centre, who are very keen to develop early skills around language and literacy and keen to learn how to write learning stories to reflect the progress their tamariki are …