Introduction to SSP - Introductory module slide outlines

1.     This course is for you if:

  • you are new to the science of reading
  • you would like to develop a better understanding of what systematic synthetic phonics is
  • you are interested in finding out how closely your current practice aligns to the evidence of the science of reading.

2.     Structure of the course

  • 4 short modules between 10 and 15 minutes each
  • Interactive activity for each module to help you consolidate and apply what you have learned
  • Reflection opportunity to enable you to demonstrate your active engagement in professional learning and help you decide on key actions you might undertake as a result of participating in this course

3.     Content of the course

Module 1 – The research base of structured literacy

Module 2 – Framework for evidence-informed reading instruction

Module 3 – Key understandings

Module 4 – Features of a systematic synthetic phonics approach

4.     AITSL Standards

1.2 – Understand how students learn

2.5 – Literacy and numeracy strategies

3.6 – Evaluate and improve teaching programs

6.2 – Engage in professional learning and improve practice