COD 2019 - D171

Webinar: Kinder Phonics Letters and Sounds, Phase One: Sound Discrimination to blending and segmenting

All Kindergarten staff involved in the literacy process from teachers to Heads, coordinators, therapists

2 sessions, start: 03-Jun

Course detail

Year: 2019
Level: Kindergarten
Language: English
Status: Ended
Lugar: Distance
Facilitator/s: Ms. Grace Vilar
Print course
ESSARP Schools
Free of charge
Exams Schools
ARS 1600.00
Non affiliate
ARS 1600.00


Sessions Dates Start Finish
1 03 June 2019 05:30 pm 06:05 pm
2 10 June 2019 05:30 pm 06:05 pm


Grace Vilar

Grace is a highly accomplished English teacher with extensive experience in the classroom and leadership positions in bilingual schools in Argentina. With 30 years of teaching experience, she has honed her expertise in Phonics and Literacy. She regularly travels to the UK to collaborate with renowned Phonics and Literacy experts, staying up-to-date with the latest methodologies.

Grace's passion for Synthetic Phonics is evident in her role as a Synthetic Phonics Trainer and her certification as an expert in the field. She also serves as an Educational and Literacy Consultant, offering valuable advice and delivering training sessions in various countries including Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Brasil, Mexico, Ecuador, and Peru. Her expertise extends to both private and state schools.

Notably, Grace is an esteemed member of the IFERI Committee (International Foundation for Effective Reading Instruction), where she contributes her insights and knowledge to advance effective reading instruction globally. Additionally, she is an Associate of Educators International, actively volunteering overseas for the Department of Education UK.

Grace's contributions extend beyond teaching and consulting. She has authored the acclaimed Spanish Phonics Programme, "Alfabetizacion en español," providing valuable resources for literacy development in the Spanish language.

Overall, Grace's wealth of experience, commitment to Phonics and Literacy education, and global involvement make her a highly respected and influential figure in the field.
All Kindergarten staff involved in the literacy process from teachers to Heads, coordinators, therapists
To learn about the principles and practice of High quality phonics developing children´s phonological awareness and oral blending and segmenting within a rich speaking and listening curriculum. Learning activities to develop these skills .
Phase One of Letters and Sounds guide, its 7 aspects:
■ Aspect 1: General sound discrimination – environmental sounds
■ Aspect 2: General sound discrimination – instrumental sounds
■ Aspect 3: General sound discrimination – body percussion
■ Aspect 4: Rhythm and rhyme
■ Aspect 5: Alliteration
■ Aspect 6: Voice sounds
■ Aspect 7: Oral blending and segmenting
Developing Oracy: Listening and Speaking
This is an online comprehensive course where you will learn the underlying of a serious, systematic and planned Phonics programme for KG
We are going to use an online platform called Adobe Connect for our webinars. The 2 webinars can be attended from the comfort of your home or workspace. ESSARP will send an email with guided instructions on how to join each webinar. You will have to enter your username and password and check your audio. Please check the date and time of each webinar: TIme: 5.30 - 6.05 p.m.
Letters and Sounds Phase One: Principles and Practice of High Quality Phonics (UK Department of Education)
www.iferi. org
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