In this webinar, speech language therapist and literacy consultant Emma Nahna talks about the fundamental importance of oral language as part a broad, rich literacy programme.
Emma shares practical strategies to help Year 0-8 teachers incorporate oral language across all aspects of their teaching programmes. Emma provides professional learning and development to schools and early childhood settings, and her focus is on supporting teachers to embed evidence-informed, effective literacy and oral language teaching for all students.
To help you navigate the webinar easily, there is a list of the key topics covered in the session below, including the time each was discussed. The key ideas discussed in this webinar are also shared in a short insight article.
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Topics discussed in this webinar
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|2.50||Oral language as the foundation for literacy: the Communication Chain|
|16.09||The Scarborough Reading Rope and the relationship between oral language proficiency and skilled reading|
|20.06||The impact of poor oral language skills on literacy learning, academic success, and later life outcomes|
|24.19||What is developmental language disorder?|
|26.24||Phases in the development of language and literacy|
|29.54||The Matthew Effect in learning to read and write|
|31.22||The Simple View of Reading|
|38.37||Structured literacy: the how and the what|
|47.53||The Reading Rope in schools and classrooms|
|49.48||Powerful literacy practices|
|59.07||The Explicit Vocabulary Teaching Routine|