Play-based language and literacy learning

Play-based language and literacy learning
Presented by Dr Margery Hertzberg and Dr Leonie Arthur. Play-based learning is seeing a resurgence in the classroom and is especially beneficial with literacy and language learning. This practical course will provide teachers with a range of strategies to plan for, scaffold and assess play-based language and literacy learning.

Practical strategies include language and literacy-enriched dramatic play, readers’ theatre, puppetry, story re-enactment and the creative arts. The role of teachers in advocating for play-based learning with families and the broader community is also addressed. 

Who should participate?

  • K - 2 classroom teachers
  • Classroom teachers in early childhood education, pre-schools and care settings
  • EAL/D teachers with students across the primary grades.

Cost of participation:

   Early bird prices until
8 February 
 Regular prices   
Members      $100.00  $120.00
Student members   $85.00 $85.00
Non members    $155.00  $175.00


Completing this course will contribute 3 hours of face to face PL addressing 1.3.2, 1.4.2, 1.5.2, 2.5.2, 3.2.2, 5.1.2, 5.5.2, 7.3.2.

2/22/2021 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
AUS Eastern Standard Time
PETAA Offices Camdenville Public School Laura Street NEWTOWN, NSW 2042
PETAA Membership

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