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Making Differentiation in English Manageable
Hundreds of powerful practical classroom strategies and resources to enable you to determine each student’s learning preferences and structure programs to meet them.
- How to cater for every intelligence.
- How to compensate for low literacy.
- How to engage all senses.
- How to differentiate assessment.
- How to be inclusive and set up positive intrapersonal interactions.
- How to create programs designed for every student
Ron Thomas is the champion of diversity and applies this to his seminars. He trains teachers across the country in a wide range of activities: Public Speaking, Writing, Drama, Debating and dealing with reluctant and gifted students. He has been Compensatory Education Master, Gifted and Talented Students Coordinator, Curriculum Innovations Manager, Flexible Learning Coach and still teaches Primary and Secondary students across all divisions.
He is a Gold Level Toastmaster, author of a Drama text book, published poet and runs workshops for both VATE and Drama Victoria. Ron also runs many enhancement programs for GATEWAYS.
What others have thought
Sarah Kelly Dubbo Christian School -Well-paced, varied, practical activities. Enriching personally and professionally. Thorough overview of how to incorporate different intelligences in English to all stages.
Andrew Belmont Christian School – The most useful PD I’ve done – practical and applicable. Grounded in theory but not ponderously so. Information I can use straight away.
Stephanie Rouse Hill Anglican College – Ron Thomas was a great presenter. Effective, practical ways of innovative teaching in creative writing and various text types in The English Curriculum. Highly engaging and fun.
Karlie Redlands College – Hands on experience! I really appreciated the opportunity to think like a student and experience the activities that I would instruct my students to do.
Christie Asquith Boys High – It was extremely valuable to have activities to take back and try in the classroom. An inspiring and thought provoking course.
Michelle Newton High School of Performing Arts – The content was helpful, engaging and focussed on the ‘practical’ which is what we needed/want.
Elyse Rouse Hill Anglican College – Interactive and engaging, practical and relevant to teaching practices. Insightful strategies and challenging concepts that can be used in the classroom.
Susan Nepean creative and Performing Arts High School – Lots of hands on activities – very enjoyable. Resources given and ability to network afterwards set up.