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Making Marks: communication and expressing through children’s graphicacy

Price:
£150.00
Date: 
Friday, 11 October, 2019
Location: 
London
Venue: 
Old Church Nursery School, Walter Terrace, off Bromley Street, London, E1 0RJ

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  • Members £150, or with early bird discount (until 30 August 2019) £120
  • Non-members £180, or with early bird discount (until 30 August 2019) £150

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Course outline

This course explores how children’s mark-making (or graphicacy) is a form of communication in and of itself that is capable of expressing and making meaning with others.  During this course we will unpick how children:

  • develop the skills of graphicacy within a context of meaning-making
  • consider how young children communicate ideas and thinking through graphicacy (including     Mathematical thinking)
  • explore the generative contexts that support rich communication and expression of ideas and thinking in practice
  • Leave with ideas of how to rethink children’s writing/mark-making areas and be able to share the theory with others of how re-thinking mark-making as ‘graphicacy within the context of communication and expression’ can help support your own children in your context

Audience:  All educators and leaders working in ECE interested in developing richer contexts for young children’s mark-making.

The trainer

You can view Debi's profile on her dedicated Associates page.

Speaker/s: 
Debi Keyte-Hartland
Time: 
9am Registration, Course runs 9.30am - 3.30pm
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