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Literacy and Learning in Years 1 to 6 - SA
Wed. 13 September 2017, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm ACST
Researchers consistently express the returns are greatest when children are first learning to read.
This seminar explores:
How to implement explicit synthetic phonics.
How focused instruction can be delivered to a class with a range in student ability.
Repeated reading of texts to increase fluency.
Phonic dictation as a medium to transfer phonic concepts into written work.
Time efficient decoding and spelling assessments designed to identify the range in ability so teachers can be more focused in their instruction.
Assessments and instruction techniques for students not reading and spelling.
Techniques to apply for poor or reluctant writers.
Oral language instruction which facilitates the ability to speak in complex, grammatically correct sentences.
Narrative retelling and generation to increase comprehension and written expression ability.
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The content of your session was fantastic, I only wish it went for longer. Your delivery of the content, I believe, is why our staff sought you out in the first place.
Luke - Assistant Principal
We continue to grow under your guidance and teaching! We are certainly making progress with our students but they do seem to be coming to school with less each year. Our staff continues to access your PD and rave about what they have learnt. You are such an inspiration to all of us.
I want to thank you for your outstanding professional learning and guidance. You have given us the confidence and knowledge in such a succinct and sensible way to work with students of this age in this area. Your professional learning should be mandatory for all teachers.
Rebecca – K-2 Coordinator
Thank you so much for yesterday. It was an amazing day and so much was accomplished. Despite being a principal, I am a junior teacher at heart and I found what you were presenting to the teachers so very useful.
Gwen – Educational Support Unit Principal
I work in a remote community school. I have a variety of literacy levels and use your program, to engage my class. Since using PLD my class has made considerable improvement and this is being tracked using your useful assessments.
Chloe – remote community school
Your PL totally exceeded our expectations and has given us a fantastic starting point for putting together a whole school literacy plan.
Cathy – Year 1 & 2 Teacher
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