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Closing the Word Gap: What Really Works

  • Outwood Institute of Education Tenter Balk Lane Doncaster, England, DN6 United Kingdom (map)

This event will:

  • Explore the links between vocabulary and reading comprehension

  • Explore how to create communication-supportive classroom and school environments

  • Discuss whole-class approaches to developing vocabulary and wider language skills

  • Explore choosing and implementing ‘catch-up’ strategies for those with limited language

About Jean Gross

Jean Gross‘s career in education as a teacher, an educational psychologist, author and an adviser to government is all about children who, don’t have much going for them in their lives, and need extra support and help.