Date(s) - 17/10/2018
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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The reading that you do feeds your writing. This training day looks at the importance of teaching reading within the Talk for Writing process. It will cover strategies to teach vocabulary consistently and explicitly and then move into the strategic teaching of reading comprehension skills. Finally, it will explore a variety of ideas for building a reading culture in your classrooms and your school.
Prior attendance at a two day Talk for Writing workshop is a pre-requisite for this workshop.
Presenter: Sarah Grunwald
Sarah trained as both a speech pathologist and a primary school teacher. She is dedicated to using high-quality evidence-based programs to teach literacy skills and has been impressed by the outstanding achievements of students attending TfW schools. Sarah is experienced in planning and delivering Talk for Writing in small group and individual settings, for students with literacy learning difficulties, language impairments and developmental disabilities. In addition, Sarah regularly delivers comprehensive training in TfW in schools across Perth.