Talk for Writing in the Early Years: Review (2 to 3 hrs in 1 session) 120ONL11

Thursday 25 June 2020 9:00AM - 12:00PM

Please note: this is a live session, and not a recorded webinar. Participants must be able to log on for the complete session at the advertised time in order to access the online workshop.

Please check your email address is entered correctly as login details will be sent to your email in the half hour before the workshop commences.

The Talk for Writing approach is one that adjusts and changes based on new research and experiences. Additionally, the Talk for Writing process is adapted in certain important ways when working with the youngest students in our schools. This workshop is aimed at teachers of Kindergarten and Pre-Primary who have completed the two-day Talk for Writing workshop, but would like to examine how the process is best used in their setting – or for teachers who have completed the Early Years workshop, but would like to review and refresh their skills and knowledge of the process. The entire ‘Three I’s’ process will be examined, with reference to teaching both fiction and non-fiction language expression and early writing skills. This online workshop will also make reference to how elements of the process could be adapted for remote instruction. (Please note: for teachers in Years 1 and 2, the Talk for Writing: Review workshop is recommended.)

Presenter: Brooke Gray

Brooke is a primary school teacher and DSF Talk for Writing trainer.  She has worked as a Phase of Learning Leader for Early Childhood and Middle Primary, and she is currently a school-base and network English Curriculum Leader.  Brooke is committed to using evidence-base approaches to improve educational outcomes for all students.  This includes Talk for Writing, which she has used in her classroom for several years and Brooke now leads the implementation of the approach across her school.  She is passionate about the TfW approach after seeing the incredible gains students in her classroom make across all levels of attainment.



DSF Literacy Services has a ‘no refund’ policy. The exception would be when a Professional Learning Course had to be cancelled by the Foundation. All other requests for cancellation will be invited to re-register for another session. Late cancellation (less than 48 business hrs) will necessitate the Foundation deducting an administration fee of $25.00 and transferring the balance to another Professional Learning Course.
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