Boost your vocabulary teaching skills
On this course you will understand the fundamentals of teaching vocabulary. You will explore key research related to vocabulary teaching and learn vocabulary teaching strategies that you can apply in your own context.
You will develop as a teaching professional as you learn from not only experts in teaching vocabulary but also from your teaching peers. You should leave the course confident in your ability to help your student develop their vocabulary.
What topics will you cover?
This course covers vocabulary teaching that will have an impact on pupils’ speaking, reading and writing.
When would you like to start?
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What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Explore some of the research focused on vocabulary teaching and the word gap
- Identify effective strategies for teaching vocabulary and apply them in your own context
- Discuss and reflect on the outcomes of the work you undertake in your context
- Reflect on the role and importance of metacognition in vocabulary teaching
Who is the course for?
This course is for educators involved in teaching vocabulary. This includes teachers of all levels, school leaders, subject leaders for English, literacy coordinators, teaching assistants, librarians, early years practitioners, and those currently in teacher training.
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