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Registrations open for Spelling workshop 16 March 2019

This workshop presented by Jan Hagston, an experienced and enthusiastic educator, will look at examples of students’ writing and analyse the spelling – what they get right and wrong – through the lens of the knowledges. Participants will then have the opportunity to use this strategy to analyse spelling in student written texts.

Analysing and assessing spelling using spelling knowledges – Saturday morning PD event

Presented by Jan Hagston
Jan Hagston is an experienced and passionate educator. She has broad education experience having worked in secondary schools, TAFE institutions, adult and community education providers, universities and workplace programs undertaking teaching, product development, professional training and development and research. Much of this work has been in adult literacy.
 

Saturday 16 March @ […]

Registrations Open: The impact of violence on learning at all ages, in all settings

A twilight event: 5.30pm Tuesday 25 September
Coopers Plains Library
From Canada

Dr. Jenny Horsman
Community-based researcher and educator

Jenny has developed curriculum, conducted training, delivered workshops and lectures in many parts of the world, and participated in consultations and juries for the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning.  Her passionate focus since the early 90s has been the […]

Registrations Open: I teach what my learners need – or do I? The complexities of meeting diverse expectations

International Literacy Day!
9.30am Saturday 8 September
Chermside Library
I teach what my learners need – or do I? The complexities of meeting diverse expectations
Speaker:     Joanne Medlin
Co- President of ACAL
(Australian Council for Adult Literacy)

The disparity between meeting learner needs and complying with rules imposed around teaching are of increasing concern to teachers who are questioning […]

Registrations Open – Promoting literacy for adult learners using an articulatory approach to pronunciation teaching

May 19, 2018

Kenmore Library, Kenmore Village Shopping Centre

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Promoting literacy for adult learners using an articulatory approach to pronunciation teaching
Very entertaining and extremely knowledgeable main speaker:  Arizio Sweeting

Introduced by Hazel Davidson: Speaking for spelling: non-standard Australian English
Arizio’s abstract:
Direct articulatory pronunciation instruction is an important step to help adult learners develop the […]

Great PD on speaking and spelling, Sat. 19 May

Sat. 19 May 9.30am Kenmore Library
$5 fee
Registrations mid April

Arizio Sweeting

Promoting literacy for adult learners using an articulatory approach to pronunciation teaching

with short lead- in by Hazel Davidson

Speaking for spelling, non-standard Australian English

Arizio’s Abstract & Bio:

Direct articulatory pronunciation instruction is an important step to help adult learners develop the proper phonological decoding and increase efficiency […]

September – International Literacy Day special event, followed by short AGM

Saturday 8 September, Chermside Library
Planning currently under way
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