Talk for Writing: Planning

Thursday 14 May 2020 9:00AM - 3:30PM

This full day workshop is for practitioners who wish to extend and focus their use of Talk for Writing though structured planning. The training will look at using the Talk for Writing process in an effective planning model that guarantees a positive impact on writing standards. This will involve looking at yearly, termly and unit planning; linking units together; and creating the connection between toolkits and grammar teaching. Delegates will be able to adapt the model for their settings and will have the opportunity to begin planning a unit during the course of the day.

Prior attendance at a two-day Talk for Writing workshop is a pre-requisite for this workshop

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.

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