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Webinar - 06/09/23 - Reading, rhythms and routines

Webinar - 06/09/23 - Reading, rhythms and routines

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Professor Sam Wass – Reading, rhythms and routines 

Wednesday 6th September 4pm – 5pm 
For those that can't attend on the day we will send out a private viewing link to the recorded session.

Professor Sam Wass presents the neuroscience of why child-led interactions help develop concentration more than adult-led interactions, and discusses how to integrate these ideas into a child-led reading practice with babies and young toddlers. He also looks at why babies’ brains find it easier to process predictable and regular rhythms, and why poetry and nursery rhymes help children learn language.


This webinar is aimed at anyone involved in the early years.


Professor Sam Wass studied at Oxford, London, and Cambridge University, and currently runs the BabyDev Lab at the University of East London. Sam's research is funded by Research Councils UK, the European Research Council, and Medical Research Council and many others to research how concentration, stress and learning develop during early childhood in typical and atypically developing children (including ADHD, ASD, anxiety and others). He is also a consultant with early years groups including Fennies Nurseries and Newham Learning, and works with commercial organisations including Melissa & Doug and LEGO. He appears regularly in the media, including the Channel 4 series The Secret Life of 4 and 5 Year-Olds


The webinar will be delivered using Zoom, please check your organisation permits access to this platform. If not, we suggest using a personal device to access the event.


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