Reading for Life One-Day Live Workshop Oct 11 2023 Toronto (PD502)
Oct 11 2023 Toronto
Cost: AUD$375 – which works out to around CAD $325-$350. We are an Australian company and have an Australian bank account, so your payment will be processed in Australian dollars. You can do a conversion estimate on this site by clicking the currency button at the top right, but your fee will be processed in Australia.
Venue: To be announced after summer break
Spend a pleasant Wednesday in Toronto, digging into the content of Lyn Stone’s bestselling book, Reading for Life.
This workshop bridges the gap between research and practice to translate academic findings into practical suggestions and ready-to-use techniques. It is useful to teachers and school teams who are on their science of reading journey.
Reading for Life is designed to be accessible, understandable and practical. It is filled with take-home messages of positivity and usefulness, and reveals a wealth of resources to suit all levels of inquiry into this topic.
- working memory,
- processing speed,
- oral language development,
- phonological awareness and
- orthographic mapping as it relates to reading.
Take away practical tips for all the pillars of literacy:
- phonological awareness,
- vocabulary and
Take the opportunity to discuss and share successful teaching methods, as well as school transformation guidelines, using the Reading for Life book as a guide.
9.00AM Current Models and Background Processes Involved in Learning to Read
10.30AM Gorgeous Morning Snack
11.00AM Reading Intervention
12.30PM Delightful Lunch
1.15PM Teaching Reading and Writing: Tips for success
3.00PM Reflection, Questions and Close of Workshop
- Elementary and Middle School Teachers
- Literacy professionals
- Digital manual download
- Online resources hub containing exclusive videos and downloads
- Discount voucher for Lyn Stone’s online courses
- Certificate for 5.5 hours of professional development
- Morning snack and lunch (dietary requirements submitted by September 15 2023 will be accommodated)
Places limited. Groups of 5+ participants receive a 10% discount. Please contact us directly should you wish to enrol 5+ and we will make arrangements for you.
About Lyn Stone
Lyn is an educational linguist and author. She lives and works in Victoria, Australia where she runs her consultancy and tutoring practice, Lifelong Literacy.
Lyn creates research-informed professional development seminars for teachers and other education professionals. She is a sought-after public speaker and regularly makes appearances at conferences and on live radio.
Her goal is to help teachers awaken linguistic curiosity in their students using creative, engaging tools and strategies that are based upon scientific consensus as to what constitutes best practice.
Lyn has extensive classroom-teaching experience and is regularly employed by schools on a contractual basis to provide specialist literacy education for groups of at-risk students as well as training for teachers.
Her three books and courses, Spelling for Life, Language for Life and Reading for Life have attracted worldwide acclaim.
If Paying by Invoice
Please choose the invoice option and we will send you an invoice in Australian currency with a banking code for transfer. To ensure your place, you will have seven days from invoice date to pay. If payment is not received within seven days, your place will be forfeited.
Terms and conditions:
All ticket sales are final. If you are unable to attend on the day, unfortunately we will be unable to refund you. You may, however, put your ticket up for transfer and we will do our best to help you with this process. If COVID restrictions limit the presenter, we will transfer your participation to the online version and refund your catering costs.