Emerging Literacy – an introduction for P1 teachers

Learning Contract Aberdeen City Council – Education and Children’s Services Event Title Emerging Literacy – an introduction for P1 teachers Focus Area Emerging Literacy Commissioned By Lauren Mitchell, Lead Practitioner Glashieburn Stacey Stewart, Lead Practitioner Walker Road Date of event Monday 26th August Time of event 1.45 – 4.30pm Venue Glashieburn school Target Personnel Any teacher new to P1 who is unfamiliar with the Emerging Literacy Approach Maximum no of participants 30 Minimum no of participants N/A Course Content/Objectives This session will provide insight into the research behind the EL approach, pointers to supporting materials and practical advice on using these in your classroom setting. Outcomes sought Participants will have the opportunity to explore: The Phonological Awareness screener The pre-handwriting observations Highland’s Early Level Literacy and English Progression Sequence and narrative How does it link to the standards Professional Knowledge and Understanding 2.1.3 Have knowledge and understanding of planning coherent and progressive teaching programmes 2.3.1 Have knowledge and understanding of relevant educational principles and pedagogical theories to inform professional practices