COD 2023 - P272

ESSARP goes to Colegio Los Molinos: What is Phonics?

All teachers, heads, coordinators, educational therapists involved in the reading and writing process in 1st forms

1 sessions, start: 24-Feb

Course detail

Year: 2023
Level: Primary
Language: English
Status: Ended
Lugar: AR313 - Colegio Los Molinos
Facilitator/s: Ms. Grace Vilar
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ESSARP Schools
Free of charge
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ARS 4500.00
Non affiliate
ARS 4500.00


Sessions Dates Start Finish
1 24 February 2023 09:00 am 12:00 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 teachers, heads, coordinators, educational therapists involved in the reading and writing process in 1st forms
Understand and Learn about Phonics, how we learn to read and write and how to
teach phonics.
The Simple View of Reading: Decoding and Comprehension
Letters and sounds: The English Alphabetic Code
Skills: Blending for reading, segmenting for writing and handwriting.
A phonics lesson: sequence and pace
Tricky words.
This will be an interactive workshop where we will explore altogether what Phonics is with the guidance and explanations of the trainer.
The trainer will share notes and resources through the WAKELET platform.

All participants are invited to bring their own notebooks, tablets and\or mobile phones to work with.
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