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10 Jul 2017

Reading for Pleasure

Literacy Professional Development Programme (being run by University of Cambridge Primary School)

International evidence indicates reading for pleasure offers significant benefits, cognitively, socially and emotionally. This series of sessions led by leading researchers and teachers will help you develop your knowledge of children’s literature and an authentic, flexible and interactive RfP pedagogy that supports young learners.

Session 1 Whole Day: Reading for Pleasure: building communities of readers
Mary Anne Wolpert & Teresa Cremin (lunch included)

Session 2 AM: Developing reading comprehension and pleasure through Guided Reciprocal Reading
Mary Anne Wolpert & Wayne Tennent

Session 3 AM: Developing reading comprehension and pleasure through Guided Reciprocal Reading
Mary Anne Wolpert & Wayne Tennent

Session 4 AM: Developing practical approaches to RfP in the classroom
Mary Anne Wolpert, Claire Williams & Jon Biddle

Session 5 PM: Embedding a RfP culture in schools (+ senior leaders invited)
Mary Anne Wolpert, Teresa Cremin, Claire Williams & Jon Biddle (afternoon tea included)

In addition to the sessions, a Teacher Reading Group will run alongside the course and be free for participants to attend (see right for dates).

Please email pd@universityprimaryschool.org.uk to reserve a place (spaces limited).

5 Session Professional Development

Dates & Times

Thursday 2nd November 2017        9:00 – 15:00

Thursday 11th January 2018            9:00 – 12:00

Thursday 8th March 2018                9:00 – 12:00

Thursday 24th May 2018                  9:00 – 12:00

Thursday 28th June 2018                 13:00 – 16:00
 

Course Suitability

Primary Teachers, English Subject Leaders, Senior Leaders, Teaching Assistants

Cost

£350

Venue

University of Cambridge Primary School,

Eddington Avenue, Cambridge CB3 0QZ

Teacher Reading Group (16:00 – 17:15)

7th December 2017, 8th February 2018, 19th April 2018, 7th June 2018, 12th July 2018

Website

https://researchrichpedagogies.org/research/reading-for-pleasure