Posts Tagged Language

  • Webinar: The Language of Maths

    What if the biggest challenge for students in learning mathematics was that they just do not understand the words and meanings that are being used to convey maths concepts?  Mathematics has its own language that includes distinct terminology, syntax and symbols.  Students can have difficulty understanding the language of maths because…

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  • Webinar Event: Higher Order Language

    Higher order language comprises of a range of skills such as inferencing, predicting, reasoning, identifying cause and effect, and problem solving. As the name suggests, these skills go beyond the basics such as vocabulary and syntax. These skills are required for students to successfully participate in academic and social…

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  • Webinar Event: Emotion Regulation

    Emotional regulation is the ability to monitor and manage one’s emotions and thoughts in ways that have positive outcomes. Dysregulation can impair cognitive processes like working memory and can disrupt learning activities or negatively impact peer relationships. Supporting students’ regulation can therefore positively influence social and academic success.    …

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  • Webinar Event: Reading Comprehension

    Reading comprehension is an essential classroom and life skill that allows students to access curriculum content and learn new vocabulary, as well as fostering imagination. In order to comprehend written information, students require a solid foundation in oral language comprehension, as well as the skills of word recognition and…

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  • Webinar Event: Vocabulary Development

    Vocabulary is the understanding and use of words. Having a strong vocabulary bank is essential for students to access the curriculum. Vocabulary is important for making connections and following instructions in the classroom. It is also a foundational skill for future success in literacy. This webinar aims to discuss…

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