• Literacy

Sharp Reading: Guided Reading for Decoding

PL # 13505.
Starting on 6 Sep 2022
Cancellation permitted until 31 Aug 2022

Registration Close : 31 Aug 2022

Delivery Format : In Person

Pricing Normal
For Members $125
For Catholic Members $155
For Non-Members $195
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Registrations open to :

  • AISWA Member Schools (non-CEO)
  • Catholic Member Schools
  • Non-Members

Description

This course focuses on teaching decoding through the GUIDED READING component of your reading program. It provides an efficient routine that gets results.

This workshop provides participants with:

-The 5-bits routine that provides a simple instructional guide to teach decoding, and prepares students to transfer to more complex comprehension skills. 
- an understanding of how learners begin to read and progress towards competent decoding
- an explicit, transferable routine for instruction, that empowers students and simplifies the work of teachers
- skills for keen observation and data collection to determine explicit teaching targeted at student needs
- a clear learning pathway for the teaching of reading and a transition from decoding to comprehending.

Set students up for success through embedding mental strategies for decoding text. Students internalise strong, transferable strategies to decode text across contexts through supported meaning and scaffolded word attack skills.

The training will begin with getting the Decoding Strategy Instruction routine right, Later in the day the focus moves onto data collection that informs explicit teaching.
 
 Resources:
12 months of online tutorials valued at $99 NZ.
Twelve months of small step, at-your-own pace learning with tutorials, video modelling and supporting resources. 

TARGET AUDIENCE:
Early Years Teachers, Support Teachers and Teacher Assistants, Principals and Literacy Leaders, 

 

Presenters

Kerry Handley(AISWA Staff)

Literacy Consultant
Kerry Handley<span>(AISWA Staff)</span>

Kerry Handley is a Literacy Consultant with many years of experience. She has worked in the WA education system as a classroom teacher, K-7 district coordinator and a consultant. Before joining AISWA, in 2012, Kerry was part of the team that reconceptualised and wrote the First Steps 2nd Edition resource and associated professional development. In this role she presented to educators around the world and spent four years living in the USA. She is one of the presenters of the Sharp Reading program and has a particular interest in assisting teachers in remote aboriginal schools.

Kerry has a Masters of Education, a Graduate Diploma in Intercultural Studies and a Diploma of Teaching. She is passionate about helping improve literacy outcomes for all students.

Terms & Conditions

 

AISWA Professional Learning – In Person Event 

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In Person event conditions

  • Attendance records: Participants must sign-in on the day to confirm attendance. A member school can also view this data for their staff.
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  • Attendee swaps: Acceptable. The organiser must be notified. There are conditions.
  • Walk Ins: Any non-registered attendee MUST disclose this to AISWA on arrival. A correct registration process can then be followed. 
  • IT Acceptable Use Policy: Compliance with this policy for the use of AISWA’s on-site equipment, internet and website is required.
  • Payment Conditions: Price includes GST. Credit card payment only for Guests. Member schools will be invoiced post-event.
  • Cancellation: Cancellation is without charge if prior to Cancellation Permitted date. Cancellations via this website. Late cancellations or failure to attend will incur full cost. Refer any issues to the Event Organiser. If AISWA cancels a PL Event, attendees will be notified by email and any payment will be refunded.
  • Free event non-attendance: A fee of $25 may apply. See full T&Cs.

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Segments

Sharp Reading: Guided Reading for Decoding

Date / Time

6 Sep 2022
Starts: 09:00
Finishes: 15:30

AISWA Seminar Room Suite 2

Address

Suite 2, 41 Walters Drive
Osborne Park WA 6017
Australia

Parking bays are available on Walters Drive (max. fee is $5.00 p/day). Alternatively, public transport is available via train & bus: Joondalup Line – Stop at Glendalough Station. Bus transfers: Bus no. 407, Bus stop: 25350
PL Hours : 6.50

Learning Area

  • Literacy

School Area

  • Early Childhood (PK - 2)

Event Contact

AITSL Standards