All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘guest blog’

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Gillian supports Chatterbox Challenge 2016!

Childminder Gillian supports Chatterbox Challenge 2016! Gillian is a registered childminder and runs a small childminding business in Durham. She took part in I CAN’s Chatterbox Challenge 2015 with just 3 children, all children were 2 years and under and between them they managed to raise £75. She was entered into and won second prize in the Silver Shooting Star …

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A blog from Jasmine Woolven, Mathematics teacher at Overton Grange School, Sutton

I CAN’s Secondary Talk is an evidence-based practical programme to help schools support their young people to develop essential communication skills. In this blog we hear from Jasmine Woolven from Overton Grange School about using a communication rich teaching style for the teaching of Maths, and the impact on pupils. My name is Jasmine Woolven – I teach Mathematics at Overton …

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The Communication Commitment

The Communication Commitment updated to reflect the new SEND Code of Practice

The Communication Commitment updated to reflect the new SEND Code of Practice   The Commitment is a free online resource to help schools support all pupils, including those with SLCN, to communicate to the best of their ability. Communication skills are essential for learning, developing relationships, and emotional well-being; the Commitment helps schools to develop a greater understanding and emphasis on …

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Chapel Break Infant School, Norfolk

Sara Johnston, Headteacher We first heard about Talk Boost from our special educational needs cluster meeting. We managed to secure funding from the Openreach bursary, which was very helpful. The baseline level of speaking and listening in the early years has been low, with 80% of children working below developmental levels when they enter reception – this was one of …

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Guest blog: A parent’s journey into the world of special educational needs

Our son was diagnosed with speech and language ‘delay’ when he was around 2 years old. We had hoped that his slow development of speech would be due to the fact that he was a boy, and because his older sister was ‘doing all the talking for him’; we hoped that it could be due to problems with his hearing… …

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