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4.5 per day PD HOURS

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25/05/2021

Log on between 9.15am and 9.25am for the 9.30am start (AEST)

Live Streamed Webinar

All Primary and Secondary Teachers

$225 + GST

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Catering for the Most Gifted Students across the Curriculum (T2)

It has always pained me how we spend so much time and resources on bringing up the strugglers when our brightest and best are often left to languish.

‘How to effectively accelerate and extend highly able students’ will redress this in your classroom

After this seminar, you’ll walk away with a swag of immediately implementable strategies to extend your top end.

But what is extension? We’ll discover the activities, language and processes that really do empower better thinking. Not just Bloom’s higher orders but also utilising multiple intelligences.

Just some of the activities you will confidently use are:

  • Utilising objective problem solving tools to enhance creativity and improve outcomes
  • Connections to the real world to raise the bar- international audiences, critical peers and multinational teams
  • Actual input into real world problem solving
  • Ethical and philosophical dilemmas and how to tackle them
  • Open ended, but quality controlled, learning quests
  • Quiz strategies to test general knowledge and foster research
  • Designing puzzles and games
  • Turning them into the teacher
  • And finally developing the interpersonal skills needed to communicate their advanced knowledge

I am really proud to share with you what a Perth participant said:

‘Presenter, Ron was absolutely fantastic – highly intelligent, packed a huge amount of information into a short time frame and all the resources were inspiring and usable. Ron was like the teacher I never had, but wished I’d had! Would recommend his presentation to anyone.’

The seminar comes with a comprehensive manual and online resources including a three year extension program outline.

 

Presented by Critical Agendas

Ron Thomas

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 Text book. 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 walkaway with a swag of immediately useful resources for your classes

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The best P.D. I have attended in living memory!” I loved every minute of this engaging, interesting and informative PD. And I have been teaching for 40+ years!

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Liberty Hatzidimitriou

Just a big Thank you for giving us the opportunity to attend the Critical Agenda Workshop yesterday.  David presented a great program, lots of handy strategies and he was very engaging and supportive. Highly recommended.  I was very happy we did not have to do any Role play’s

It was also fantastic to catch up with Zlatica, Dani, Kate and Marg, lots of laughs

A big THANK YOU once again

 Cheers

Tan x

Tania The Geelong College