23TRA519 UFLI Foundations (Phonics) - 3 Part Webinar Series
DATES: THURSDAY - 9TH, 16TH & 23RD NOVEMBER 2023
TIMES: 7.00PM - 8.00PM
VENUE: ONLINE VIA ZOOM
Target Audience: These webinars are suitable for any primary teachers or principals who have adopted UFLI Foundations for the teaching of phonics in their classrooms.
These webinars will provide a brief overview of the UFLI Foundations. UFLI is a systematic, explicit phonics programme, suitable for Junior Infants to 2nd Class. The programme contains 128 units, with easy-to-follow lesson plans. Lessons take approximately 30 minutes, each consisting of systematic review and explicit teaching and practice of new concepts. Free companion lessons resources are available online, including powerpoint presentations, games and decodable texts. Sample lessons will be demonstrated.
Primary Language Curriculum, Reading Learning Outcomes 4 & 5
Through appropriately playful and engaging learning experiences, children should be able to:
• Play with, recognise and manipulate sounds such as syllables, rhyme, onset-rime and phonemes in spoken words.
• Recognise, name and sound all lower- and upper-case letters and common letter patterns, displaying some word-identification strategies when reading instructional and independent-level texts.
• Use phonic knowledge and a range of word identification strategies with flexibility and confidence when reading instructional and independent-level texts.
Bio of Presenter: Deirdre O'Toole
Deirdre O’Toole is a Primary School Teacher and is currently studying for her PhD in Literacy Education. She is passionate about early literacy, child-led play and making the classroom a fun place for the children to learn. Deirdre runs the Instagram page ‘Playful Classroom’. Deirdre has no affiliation with UFLI.
|Course date||09-11-2023 7:00 pm|
|Course End Date||23-11-2023 8:00 pm|
|Cut off date||23-11-2023 7:15 pm|
|Individual Price||€5.00 for Series|
|Number Hours||1 hour per session|