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Lisa Keskinen

Education Consultant

Effective Writing In The Primary Classroom


Location: The Manningham Club (Springbank Room)
1 Thompsons Rd, Bulleen (just off Eastlink)

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Date & Time: Thursday 21st February, 2019
8:45am – 3:30pm

Cost: $240

Focus on what really matters in your writing program and gain powerful insight into how you can make a real difference. Come along and be inspired by innovative ideas and practical strategies that work!

This seminar looks at:

* Essential classroom conditions for effective writing

* The writing workshop – effective planning implementation and evaluation

* Writing as social practice – how writing changes relationships

* How to connect oral language, reading, writing and spelling in more meaningful ways

* How to model writing, spelling and editing more effectively

* Dynamic assessment and evaluation of writing

* How to use the writer’s notebook for authentic writing practices your students will LOVE

* Great ideas from many schools and classrooms – photos, videos and work samples

Effective Reading In The Primary Classroom


Location: The Manningham Club (Springbank Room)
1 Thompsons Rd, Bulleen (just off Eastlink)

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Date & Time: Monday 25th March, 2019
8:45am – 3:30pm

Cost: $240

Focus on what really matters in your reading program and gain powerful insight into how you can make a real difference. Come along and be inspired by innovative ideas and practical strategies that work!

This seminar looks at:

* 6 strategies to improve reading comprehension

* The reading workshop – effective planning implementation & evaluation

* Powerful reading instruction through daily shared reading at all grade levels

* Selecting appropriate texts for reading aloud, for shared, guided & independent reading

* Critical literacy– how it improves student thinking, reading, writing & oral language outcomes

* How to connect oral language/reading/writing/spelling in more meaningful ways

* Great ideas from many schools and classrooms – photos, videos and work samples