• Literacy

Sharp Reading: Struggling Older Readers

PL # 12721.
Starting on 29 Oct 2020
Cancellation permitted until 26/10/2020
PricingNormal
For Members$150
For Catholic Members$180
For Non-Members$220
Registration Close Date 26/10/2020
Register Now Limited Places Available

Registrations open to

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

Description

This course is specifically designed to assist teachers of students who have a reading age of 2 years + below their chronological age and haven't yet developed the decoding fluency they need to become confident readers. 

This workshop provides participants with:
• An 8-10 week intervention carefully designed to address the needs of readers who are stuck at around a reading age of seven.
• A process for transitioning students from the intervention back into classroom guided reading
Part One: Establishing the SevenPlus routine.
Part Two: Transitioning from intervention back into classroom guided reading.

Resources
SevenPlus Teacher’s manual with printable templates and detailed reference notes 
Storybytes and Infobytes formatted for the 10 week intervention program
12 months access to online video tutorials for ongoing learning and support  
Teacher Scripts to guide you when you are back in your classroom


Target Audience:   primary and lower secondary teachers, literacy support teachers, teacher assistants, literacy leaders

 

Presenters

Jill Buckrell (AISWA Staff)

Literacy Consultant

Jill Buckrell is a Literacy Consultant with previous experience as a teacher and school leader in both urban and remote schools. She has a strong commitment to improving literacy outcomes for Aboriginal students and has been involved in several major Indigenous Education initiatives in the past as a school principal in remote WA and the Northern Territory. Jill began work at AISWA as a literacy consultant in 2012 and is involved in a number of key professional learning initiatives including: Big Six, Hot Readers and Data Conversations to Target Instruction (literacy). She is also an accredited Sharp Reading presenter and manages the implementation of this program in Western Australia. Jill co-organises the annual Broome Conference for remote Aboriginal schools. Jill’s particular interest lies in the research, development and application of quality literacy strategies and opportunities for students who underachieve in literacy.

Segments

Event Segment

Date / Time

29/10/2020
Starts: 09:00
Finishes: 15:00

Address

AISWA Seminar Room (First Floor)
Suite 5, 41 Walters Drive
Osborne Park WA 6017
Australia

Parking

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

Learning Area

  • Literacy

School Area

  • Middle Primary (3-6)
  • Secondary (7-10)
  • Leadership
  • Education Assistants

Event Contact

AITSL Standards