This course is focused on discovering what reading skills children process, how to make reading fun - discovering ways to encourage children to develop a love of learning and reading. The course covers developing an understanding of decoding; Phoneme/spelling patterns and comprehension.
Explore the reasons why children may find concentrating or being resilient difficult. Discover ways to build children’s concentration and resilience at home. Develop an awareness of how the environment may affect children’s concentration. Begin able to understand how words can be used to develop children’s resilience.
Understand how your brain changes and grows when you challenge yourself to learn new things, being able to differentiate between growth mindset and fixed mindset and being able to jump-start your brain growth by changing the voice in your head and your actions.
Explore what are anxiety and worry and how they affect the body, behaviour, emotions and thoughts. Discover ways that children’s mental health can be supported at home. Develop an awareness of how anxiety and worry can affect learning. Find out where to go for further help, advice and support.
Explore the reasons why children may find change difficult. Discover ways that children’s ability to cope with change positively can be supported at home. Develop an awareness of how visual supports such as visual timetables, calendars/countdowns and social situation stories are used to help children to prepare for change. Find out where to go [...]