Reading for Life Workshop May 8 2023 Christchurch (PD480)
Venue: To be announced
Spend a pleasant Monday in Christchurch, 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
- Primary School Teachers
- Literacy professionals
- Digital manual download*
- Online resources hub containing exclusive videos and downloads
- Certificate for 5.5 hours of professional development
- Morning snack and lunch (dietary requirements submitted by Jan 17 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.
*FAQ: “Why don’t you print our manuals for us? How come we have to do it ourselves?”
A. We are responding to feedback from the general population regarding paper-saving acts. Increasingly, workshop attendees are requesting pdf-only resources. We have the technology now to write onto pdfs very efficiently.
Coupled with that are the logistics and costs involved in having manuals printed, especially from overseas. Giving you the option to print or keep the pdf helps us keep our costs down and ultimately helps us keep ticket prices affordable.
We do hope you understand!
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 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.
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