Presented by ALAN WRIGHT

Participants will examine how to create a sense of community among student writers.
They will explore authentic contexts for writing and the notion of risk taking as a key element within an effective writing program.
Participants will be exposed to ideas for harvesting ideas, and sustaining interest.
The course will also address:

*Ideas for assisting students to develop writing stamina along with a process for setting upand 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.
Full day course 
Early bird Regular
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Professional Member
35%  $150 $155 $310
Professional Member Digital 35%  $150 $155 $255
Professional Member New Graduate
35%  $150 $155 $240
Professional Member Student
 $120 $120
Non-member  —  $230 $240  —

Early bird rates until 4th March 2020
Completing this workshop provides 5 hours of professional learning addressing 2.1.2 , 2.5.2 and 3.3.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.

Alan Wright is an education consultant and author with extensive experience working in the United States and Australia. In 2001–2006, Alan worked across primary, middle and high schools, supporting teachers, school districts, regions and school leadership teams in New York, effecting improved learning outcomes for students in literacy. He has presented at conferences in Pittsburgh (NCTE,) I.L.A NYC State Conference, Saratoga and New York City (Teacher Summer Institutes) and Columbia University (Poetry Workshops). His previous background was as classroom teacher, staff developer, regional consultant and School administrator, Assistant Principal and Principal with the Victorian Department of Education. Alan is a Director of Alvic Educational Consultancy (created 2006) providing school-based consultancy support across schools and networks. His website, ‘Living Life Twice’ has actively supported teachers of writing since 2008.

18/03/2020 9:00 AM - 18/03/2020 3:00 PM
Balnarring Primary School
Civic Court
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