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12 PD HOURS

Event Details

04/06/2020

05/06/2020

Log On between 8.45am – 9.00am for 9.00am start

Live Stream Webinar

Primary & Secondary Teachers, LSOs, Education Support Staff. Anyone Interested in the Education and Welfare of Children with Diverse Needs.

$235.00 - $335.00 + GST

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Teaching and Supporting Students with Diverse Needs – 2020

Groups Bookings (5 or more Participants)

One Day only $160 + GST per person

Both Days $260 + GST per person (NO Split bookings accepted)

 

Day One

Log On between 8.45am – 9.00am for 9.00am start

9.00am – 9.10 – Welcome

9.10 – 10.20am – Keynote Address – Dr Rich Allen

The memory miracle: How to ensure every student can remember what you said

10.20am – 10.30am – Debrief of Key-Note Address

10.30am – 11.00am – Morning Tea

11.00am – 12.30pm – Workshops A- D

Workshop A – Greg Mitchell – Physically understanding anxiety in the classroom. Viva Lost Vagus!

Workshop B – Dr Rich Allen – Alive and Awake: Making learning vibrate with life!

Workshop C – Dr Loretta Giorcelli – Improving the educational outcomes of girls “who benefit least from schooling

Workshop D – CANCELLED

12.30pm – 1.15pm – Lunch

1.15pm – 3.00pm Workshops E – H

Workshop E – Greg Mitchell – “Preventing Contagious Helplessness” Teaching Coping Strategies for Special needs students in Inclusive classrooms

Workshop F – Dr Rich Allen – Not another new practice!  The subtle art of making change positive

Workshop G – CANCELLED

Workshop H – Tarun Stevenson – Understanding and Educating Boys

Day Two

Log On between 8.45am – 9.00am for 9.00am start

9.00am – 9.10 – Welcome

9.10 – 10.30am – Keynote Address – Dr Loretta Giorcelli

Leave your differences at the gate….and other mythologies of non-inclusive schools 

10.30am – 11.00am – Morning Tea

11.00am – 12.30pm Workshops I-L

Workshop I – Greg Mitchell – Autism and mainstream schools

Workshop J – Dr Loretta Giorcelli – Co-Teaching models for 21st Century Learning

Workshop K – Shirley Houston – Strategies for Supporting Students with Dysgraphia

Workshop L – Jim Sprialis – Using Technology to Assist Students with Reading Comprehension and Responding to Reading with Writing Fluency

12.30pm – 1.15pm – Lunch

1.15pm – 2.40pm Workshops M – P

Workshop M – Greg Mitchell – Every student is different so every teacher needs to think differently

Workshop N – Shirley Houston – Strategies for Supporting Students with Low Working Memory

Workshop O – Jim Sprialis – Showcasing Enhanced Educational Materials to Assist Students with Processing and Comprehension

Workshop P – Tarun Stevenson – Teaching Children with ADHD 

2.40pm – 3.00pm – Final Address – Loretta Giorcelli.

3.00pm Conference Close

Focus of the Conference

  1. Showcase the attributes of Diverse Needs Children through the Key-Note /Workshop Presentations.
  2. Understand more fully the nuances of Students with Diverse Needs in order to develop new units/programs that can better support and progress these students through their schooling experience.
  3. Brilliant ideas and strategies to understand inform and support our young people.
  4. Embrace through the two day immersion experiences, the new ideas/strategies that can be implemented into the classroom to better support students with Diverse Needs.
  5. Allow the opportunity for participants to network through the Sessions/Morning Teas/ Lunches

 

 

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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

“It is the first P.L. in a long long time that I haven’t been checking in with my watch.”

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