Wordsmith Half-Day Course(ISBN 9780435176983)

Provider: Pearson Primary UK
£500.00 + VAT

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Description This course is perfect for schools who have already had a full day of platform training for one of our other services, and do not need further training on using ActiveLearn Primary. Alternatively, if the school have been using Wordsmith for at least six months, and are green users. The course is for all staff – school leaders, English, literacy and language coordinators and teachers.
Duration 3 hours

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Categories Primary, Teaching and Learning, KS1, KS2, English / Literacy, Support Staff, Teaching staff, Learning Support, Pupil Support, Advanced Skills Teacher, Excellent Teacher, Main-scale (core) teacher, Newly Qualified Teacher, Post-threshold Teacher, Pupil mentor, Supply / Peripatetic teacher, Trainnee (pre-QTS) teacher, Teacher trainer, Gifted and Talented, Inclusion, Personalised Learning, Subject Knowledge, In school, After-school meetings, School closure day
Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students

What are the key benefits?

  • Ideal for schools who have already received our Professional Development and have a good knowledge of the ActiveLearn Primary platform
  • All staff have the opportunity to explore the Wordsmith programme in the context and circumstances of the schools and the learners
  • All staff will have the opportunity to discuss and make decisions about how to implement and embed Wordsmith across their school
  • Teachers will learn how to foster a love of reading and teach grammar creatively using the Wordsmith resources
  • Teachers will know how to use Wordsmith to help children talk for learning and apply technical English skills in their day-to-day writing
  • Teachers will use Wordsmith with confidence and competence to support their planning, matched to pupil learning, and ensure progression.

What does the course cover?

  • The world of Wordsmith – what are they and what do you get?
  • How to use Wordsmith effectively for planning and teaching
  • Using Wordsmith to make grammar fun 
  • How to use the Pearson Primary English ladder
  • A brief intro to the Pupil World to engage and reward learners.
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This course does not have any pre-booked dates available. Please contact the provider directly to arrange this training.