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6 PD HOURS

Event Details

13/03/2020

9.30am - 3.30pm (Reg. from 8.30am)

Saxons Training Facilities Level 6, 500 Collins Street, Melbourne

Grade 5 – Year 12 English Teachers

$279 + GST

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How to inspire the best writing from your students: fiction and non-fiction; poetic and persuasive

This workshop will provide you with sure fire strategies that are guaranteed to produce the best writing your students have ever done.

You will gain the skills to enhance the basics engagingly: punctuation, grammar and complex sentences.

You will be provided with a multitude of tried in the classroom strategies and models that engage, enhance creativity and produce meaningful writing.

You will develop the expertise to teach journalistic skills and the creativity of non-fiction writing.

You will be provided with links to real world writing audiences and a swag of resources.

You will gain skills to teach persuasive writing effectively through brain facts, the prerequisites for persuasion and knowing the most effective persuasive structure.

You will be introduced to a plethora of approaches to inspire poetic writing.

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

Hear from teachers who have attended a Critical Agendas Event

Inspirational Speakers –  the knowledge gained will be so beneficial in my classrooms

Libby Fullard.

Loved the passion of the Presenters

Ivana Ryan

Passionate &  Authentic Speakers – Meaningful Strategies

Tamara Rundle

Loved the honesty in the sharing of information and strategies

Liberty Hatzidimitriou

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!

Susan Snooks