Brilliant strategies and ideas to engage and develop our Year 7 to 10 English classes

Presented by: Ron Thomas

Event Information: 6 PD Hours

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The crème-de-la crème of English lessons.

All these strategies have been trialled in all types of classes – from the best to the worst. All are matched to the appropriate Curriculum standards.

• Great ways to make the basics memorable.

• Sure-fire writing tasks that will have students producing their best-ever pieces.

• Multi-level lessons that engage all learners.

• Strategies to make poetry teaching a breeze.

• Extension activities that really stretch.

• Visual approaches that make learning stick

• Oral work that makes learning fun and challenging

• Using Drama to enhance learning and increase motivation

• Engaging with the real world to ensure quality

• ICT based lessons that are really worthwhile


** Please bring either a USB or laptop to this event. Resources will be provided electronically.

Event Details:


Monday 1st April, 2019

  9.30am - 3.30pm (Reg. from 8.30am)

 Peppers Waymouth Hotel,

55 Waymouth Street,

Adelaide, S.A. 5000.


Target Audience: Year 7 – 10 English Teachers.

  $279.00 + GST

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About the Presenter

Ron Thomas has been teaching Junior English for over 30 years from remedial to Gifted and Talented - and still does. He has delivered Professional Development for English teachers for a decade in all states of Australia and at VATE, Pearson and Critical Agendas Conferences. He is a published poet, Feature Writer, Travel Writer and author of a Drama Textbook. His Drama background makes for scintillating English classes and workshops. A Gold Level Toastmaster, he brings Public Speaking skills to English teaching. Ron’s seminars are highly interactive and you’ll walk away with a swag of immediately useful resources for your classes.


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