Oral language development in the classroom
Video recording of a Literacy Hub webinar delivered on 25 May 2022.
An overview of oral language development.
Practical strategies to assist students with the development of oral language skills.
Who is this webinar for?
Beginning teachers of students in Foundation; teachers of EAL/D students.
What will you learn?
The role of oral language in developing literacy skills.
Practical strategies for use in your classroom.
Amanda Macdonald is a highly qualified and experienced early years teacher. She focuses on supporting the differing needs of individual students and teachers as they engage in language experiences and digital technology.
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