Online: A text based approach to teaching phonics

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This practical workshop, presented by Dr. Leonie Arthur and Dr. Margery Hertzberg, will focus on the use of authentic texts to teach phonics in the early years of school.


This event is self-paced

See also the 24 May date for this course.

The course will demonstrate strategies for planning engaging, culturally responsive teaching and learning sequences that support each student’s development of phonics skills and vocabulary knowledge in a meaningful context. Examples of whole class and small group interactive experiences that enable students to explore and respond to texts, strengthen understandings of letter-sound relationships and use language for a range of purposes will also be included.

Who should participate?

  • Early career teachers working with early years students
  • EAL/D teachers or specialists

Cost of participation:

Members $100 
Student Members  $75 
Non-members $150 

 Completing this workshop will contribute 3 hours of online PD addressing 1.3.2, 1.4.2,1.5.2, 2.1.2, 3.2.2, 5.1.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.

Accreditation for NSW teachersCompleting A text-based approach to teaching phonics  before 31 July 2021 under NESA’s interim arrangements will contribute 3 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Accredited PD in the priority area of Delivery and assessment of NSW curriculum addressing standards 1.3.2, 1.4.2, 1.5.2, 2.5.2, 3.2.2, 5.1.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

15/03/2021 9:00 AM - 16/04/2021 6:00 PM
AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Online registration not available.

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