Harnessing the Power of Picturebooks for Literacy Learning in the Junior Primary Classroom (Infants – 2nd)
The power of picturebooks cannot be underestimated. Join Clara for an opportunity to explore the place of picturebooks in supporting early literacy instruction.
Participants will explore a selection of high-quality texts as Clara demonstrates how to unpack the literacy learning potential of picturebooks to support teaching and learning experiences in the junior primary classroom.
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 years in an urban, DEIS primary school in Co. Dublin, Ireland. Clara provides CPD for primary teachers and early childhood professionals in the areas of literacy, children's literature, play based learning and school transitions.
Clara is completing her PhD research in early literacy development and transitions to formal literacy learning. Clara is currently an executive committee member of the Literacy Association of Ireland. You can connect with Clara via her website www.claramariafiorentini.com or via Instagram.
|Course Date||05-12-2023 7:00 pm|
|Course End Date||05-12-2023 8:00 pm|