COD 2023 - D505

Webinar - Literacy and Phonics: The Struggling Child

All Kinder 4 and 5, and Lower Primary school teachers, coordinators, Heads and school therapists involved in the Literacy Phonics process

1 sesiones, inicia: 26-Jun

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Ciclo: 2023
Nivel: A Distancia
Idioma: Inglés
Estado: Terminado
Lugar: A Distancia
Capacitador/es: Ms. Grace Vilar, Lucila Dighero MA
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1 26 Junio 2023 05:30 pm 07:30 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.

Lucila Dighero

Lucila Dighero holds a Specialist in Education degree (Universidad de San Andrés) & a Bachelor of Science in Exceptional Student Education with ESOL endorsement (Florida International University, U.S.A.). At present, she is an Educational Consultant, pedagogical advisor and teacher trainer at ESSARP, Trinity College London Argentina and educational institutions She is a teacher educator and has designed several courses for profesional development, specializing in dyslexia, other learning and behaviour difficulties, and emotional education. Lucila has an extensive career in leadership roles in several distinguished biligual institutions in Buenos Aires. She lived in the USA for ten years where she gained teaching experience in inclusive education settings at primary and middle levels in public schools in Miami, Florida. She was invited by LAHC (Latin American Heads Conference) to join review teams to carry out institutional reviews in bilingual schools in México, Perú and Chile. She was a member of the ESSARP Think Tank from 2013-2016.
All Kinder 4 and 5, and Lower Primary school teachers, coordinators, Heads and school therapists involved in the Literacy Phonics process
• Learn how to identify and recognize learning difficulties in the literacy process.
• Learn about screening tools, intervention programmes and supporting tools.
• The Simple View of Reading/Writing for identification
• Screening tools
• Identify the child and the difficulty.
• Possible causes for reading difficulty. Risk indicators for learning difficulties
• What to do do once the problem is identified.
• Intervention programmes: what, when, how long.
• The role of phonological and phonemic awareness
• Conducting phonological and phonemic awareness intervention
• Working with parents and supporting students through online platforms
This will be an interactive webinar delivered via ZOOM.
● Test for the early detection of reading and writing learning disabilities. F. Cuetos et. al (2015)
● DISFAM – Dislexia y Familia:
Protocolos de dislexia:≥protocolos
● International Dislexia Association (también disponible para lectura en Español):
● Learning Disabilities Online (también disponible para lectura en Español):
● Understood (también disponible para lectura en Español)
Multisensory techniques for teaching reading: