Live Webinar: Educational Equality through scaffolding
Explore effective ways to scaffold the literacy of students so they can fully participate in the Australian Curriculum with Carmel Leahy through her insightful case study. In 2017, a high school class at Yiyili Aboriginal Community School prepared for a trip to Canberra using the classic text Animal Farm by George Orwell. The literacy levels of the students ranged from non-readers to almost mainstream levels of attainment. Learn about the scaffolded literacy program Carmel used to ensure the work was sufficiently differentiated for all students to participate fully and learn the literacy skill set they needed to explore the field of mainstream government and politics.
With Carmel Leahy
Tuesday 13th July 2021 3:30pm – 4:15pm
Free for PETAA members, however numbers are strictly limited. Please register so you receive links to access the webinar.
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Image above: At the ASFLA Conference 2016, from left to right: Robyn Cox (PETAA President at the time), Carmel Leahy and Sally Humphrey (Conference Convenor and PETAA author). Carmel Leahy was in that year awarded the inaugural Sue Bremner Scholarship — learn more and read her submission Language as Social Power.