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Phonics Vs Phonemic Awareness

When teaching phonics, it is important to incorporate Phonemic Awareness into your lessons. Here are the steps I follow when introducing a new letter sound. 

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Reviewing and Assessing Play

Setting aside time for reviewing and assessing children at play is beneficial in many ways.  It will tell you much about the children themselves, allow them to self-reflect, as well as informing planning for further play sessions.

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The Aistear Curriculum

Within the infant school day, it is incredibly beneficial for the children to allocate an hour a day for child-led play. Although it is child-led play, the teacher’s role is crucial for planning, modelling, supporting, observing and assessing the play.

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Ideas for Junk Art

What is Junk Art? Junk Art is open-ended, child-led and creative. Children create their own art using items you might put in your recycling bin.

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