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Masterclass with Alan Wright - The Writer as Collector

Alan Wright

Monday, 19 June 2017 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm (ACST)

Masterclass with Alan Wright - The Writer as Collector

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The Writer as Collector


A Writer’s Notebook presents as an essential resource for teaching writing. It is a safe place for writers of all ages to harvest and experiment with ideas and launch more in depth writing projects. Teaching effectiveness in the writing classroom is greatly enhanced when teachers model and demonstrate how writers use a notebook to explore writing ideas.  Teaching students to be keen observers is not only critical to their writing development, but has implications for developing world knowledge and a greater connectedness to the words developing writers create. 

 

As an author and educator, Alan Wright has maintained writer’s notebooks for more than three decades. In this workshop Alan will take participants inside the writer’s world and share a range of strategies to stimulate writing through the use of notebooks. He will demonstrate how student and teacher voices emerge from writing in such places.

 

Alan is visiting Adelaide especially for this unique workshop day. This is a perfect extension for all who have participated in our Introduction to Writer's Notebook Mini Course.

Don't miss the chance to be inspired by Alan's writing and his teaching!

 

                          

 

 

Monday 19th June

 

9:00am - 3:00pm

 

Registration Fee: $150 pp (inclusive of GST)

Morning Tea and Lunch provided

 

Please bring your own water bottle. 


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Immaculate Heart of Mary School
95 East St
Brompton, SA 5007
Australia

Monday, 19 June 2017 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm (ACST)


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Alan Wright

Alan Wright is a creative, committed education consultant and author. He has worked extensively in the United States and Australia, promoting best practice in literacy in primary and secondary schools and at a systems level. 

Based in New York (2001-2006) Alan worked across primary, middle and high schools supporting teachers, school districts, regions and school leadership teams, effecting improved learning outcomes for students in literacy. Working with the New York Board of Education Alan provided training for literacy coaches for NYC schools, writing curriculum resources, producing instructional videos and providing professional development institutes for teachers across the city. 

Currently, he is a Director of Alvic Educational Consultancy (based in Australia since 2006) providing school based consultancy support across schools and networks. 

Alan was a contributing author to Teaching Comprehension, (Aussie Interactive) a professional development course on CD-ROMs for grades K-9 teachers. Alan was a contributing author for New York City Secondary Schools Handbooks for Adolescent Learners Series. His writing focused on developing 'Quality Conversations' in classrooms.

Alan's latest book 'I Bet There's No Broccoli On the Moon - More Poetry From the Search Zone is a follow up anthology to his 2014 anthology, 'Searching For Hen's Teeth -Poetry From The search Zone which has been keenly received. 

'Igniting Writing- When A Teacher Writes' was published by Hawker Brownlow Education, 2011 to provide support for teachers of writing.

He has maintained a blog (http://livinglifetwice-alwrite.blogspot.com) supporting teachers of writing since 2008.

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