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Oral Language Instruction in the Junior Primary Classroom
“The importance of the teacher in promoting oral language development in the classroom cannot be over-stated.” (Cregan, 2019)
This webinar will explore opportunities for oral language development in the junior primary classroom. This webinar will explore effective strategies, supports and resources for oral language development in the contemporary junior primary classroom.
Join Clara Fiorentini of Marino Institute of Education, as she shares:
• Effective routines and procedures to facilitate language development in the junior primary classroom
• Flexible strategies and activities to support language development across the infant day
• Insights into planning for ‘appropriately playful’ oral language instruction in accordance with the Primary Language Curriculum (2019)

Oct 10, 2022 07:00 PM in Dublin

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Clara Maria Fiorentini
Clara Maria Fiorentini is a lecturer in education at Marino Institute of Education specialising in English Methods and Early Childhood Education. Prior to joining MIE, Clara taught for eleven years in Dominican Primary School, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin throughout which time she developed a keen interest in literacy development and playful pedagogy. Clara completed a Masters in Children’s Literature at DCU and is currently a PhD candidate at Trinity College Dublin, Clara is researching early literacy development and transitions to formal literacy learning. The face behind the popular Irish teaching blog www.claramariafiorentini.com, Clara is also an executive committee member of the Literacy Association of Ireland and is co-author of Ireland’s first multisensory phonics programme, Sounds Like Phonics (CJ Fallon, 2019).