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WEBINAR: READING FOR PLEASURE in the PRIMARY CLASSROOM

WEBINAR: READING FOR PLEASURE in the PRIMARY CLASSROOM

 

This webinar are run in collaboration with West Cork, Cork, Waterford, Wexford & Kilkenny Education Support Centres

 Consistent reading for pleasure opportunities in the classroom facilitate the creation of a school community of readers. A crucial factor in developing a culture of reading in a primary school community of readers, is teacher knowledge. This webinar provides an insight into the many educational and emotional benefits associated with reading for pleasure and the necessary steps in the creation of a classroom culture of reading.

This webinar will explore reading for pleasure opportunities in the primary classroom and effective strategies, supports and resources for developing reading for pleasure practices.

Join Clara Fiorentini of Marino Institute of Education, as she shares insights into:

  • Purposeful and practical reading for pleasure practices
  • Reading motivation
  • Choosing and using texts across a variety of genres
  • Book Talk
  • Establishing a ‘reading for pleasure’ action plan
  • Reading for pleasure and the school culture of reading

Clara Maria Fiorentini is a lecturer in Initial Teacher Education at Marino Institute of Education,specialising in Literacy and Early Childhood Education. Prior to this, Clara taught for eleven yearsin an urban, DEIS primary school in Co. Dublin, Ireland. Clara provides CPD for primary teachersand early childhood professionals in the areas of literacy, children's literature, play based learningand school transitions. Clara is completing her PhD research in early literacy development andtransitions to formal literacy learning. Clara is currently an executive committee member of theLiteracy Association of Ireland. You can connect with Clara via her website

www.claramariafiorentini.com or via Instagram.

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Course Details

Course Date 24-04-2023 7:00 pm
Course End Date 24-04-2023 8:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Cut off date 24-04-2023 7:00 pm
Individual Price FREE
Speaker Clara Maria Fiorentini, Lecturer at Marino Institute of Education
Select Hours 1
Location ONLINE (via ZOOM)

Eircode - X91 XD98

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