Creating Curious and Confident Writers

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Presented by Alan Wright. Participants will examine how to create a sense of community among student writers.

Why participate?

  • Explore authentic contexts for writing and the notion of risk taking as a key element within an effective writing program
  • Be exposed to ideas for harvesting ideas, and sustaining interest
  • Address
    • Ideas for assisting students to develop writing stamina along with a process for setting up and sustaining the writer's notebook
    • Strategies for providing student writers with voice and choice through the use of craft strategies and mentor texts
    • Teachers and students learning to read like writers will be explored as will reading-writing connections
 

Cost of participation:

Members $120
Student members   $85 
Non-members  $175 

Attending this workshop contributes two and a half hours of face to face Professional Learning  addressing standards  2.1.2 , 2.5.2 and 3.3.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.

PETAA is committed to providing a safe environment for Professional Learning and will follow state health guidelines when organising face to face events.

Should planned face to face events have to be cancelled due to changing COVID situations, PETAA will endeavour to offer the same course online either via live webinar at the same time or in a recorded format on our LearnBook platform which enables participants to complete the course in their own time. Should PETAA be unable to offer a course online, a full refund or PETAA credit towards another course will be provided.

When
3/18/2021 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Where
St Columba's Primary School 24 Glenhuntly Rd ELWOOD, VIC 3184
Online registration not available.

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