Heggerty Phonemic Awareness and UFLI Foundations (Phonics)
November 14th (3pm)
Facilitator: Deirdre O Toole - Playful Classroom
This webinar will provide a brief overview of the Heggerty phonemic Awareness programme and UFLI Foundations phonics programme. A sample lesson for each programme will be demonstrated.
Heggerty is a Phonemic Awareness programme that comes in 3 levels: Pre-K, Kindergarten and Primary (Junior Infants, Senior Infants and First Class). Each level consists of daily lessons for the whole year, focusing on phonemic awareness skills. Each lesson takes approximately 10 minutes.
UFLI Foundations is suitable for Junior Infants to 2nd Class. It contains 128 units, with easy-to-follow lesson plans. Lessons take approximately 30 minutes, each consisting of systematic review and explicit teaching and practice of new concepts. Free companion lessons resources are available online, including powerpoint presentations, games and decodable texts.
Bio of Presenter: Deirdre O Toole
Deirdre O’Toole is a Primary School Teacher and is currently teaching First Class. She is passionate about early literacy, child-led play and making the classroom a fun place for the children to learn. Deirdre runs the Instagram page ‘Playful Classroom’. Deirdre has no affiliation with either Heggerty or UFLI.