Recommended for - staff working with students that have weak writing skills or as a supplementary course for staff within Years 1 to 6.
Course presenter - Diana Rigg BA(Ed), BEd, CPP(UK), MEd, MSc(SpPath)
Course length - 1.3 hours
Access to course - 90 days
Certificate - Awarded upon completion
Supporting materials - Referenced material available for download
Dictation is a time efficient structured option and addition to literacy blocks, which facilitates progress in a relatively short period of time. This is a short course which outlines a range of ways dictation can be delivered in the primary schools years and the benefits of regular presentation. Suggestions for presenting dictation to junior, middle or upper primary students and classes with diverse ranges in ability will be explored.
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