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ON DEMAND : Reading Comprehension for Years F-2
For STAFF MEETINGS! Presented online by Dr Bronwyn Parkin. Comprehending written text is the purpose of reading. Yet comprehension, and particularly the ability of students to infer, is an ongoing concern for many teachers.  This is the first of three online seminars focussing on different year levels: F-2,3-4, 5-6.

When: March 30, 2022 – April 6, 2023
Where: ON DEMAND
ON DEMAND: Reading Comprehension for Years  3-4
For STAFF MEETINGS! Presented by Dr Bronwyn Parkin. Comprehending written text is the purpose of reading. Yet comprehension, and particularly the ability of students to infer, is an ongoing concern for many teachers.  This is the second of three online seminars focussing on different year levels: F-2,3-4, 5-6.

When: March 30, 2022 – April 6, 2023
Where: ON DEMAND
ON DEMAND: Reading Comprehension  for Years 5-6
For STAFF MEETINGS! Presented by Dr Bronwyn Parkin. Comprehending written text is the purpose of reading. Yet comprehension, and particularly the ability of students to infer, is an ongoing concern for many teachers.  This is the third of three online seminars focussing on different year levels: F-2,3-4, 5-6.

When: March 30, 2022 – April 6, 2023
Where: ON DEMAND
ON DEMAND: Grammar 101- Part 1 and 2
For STAFF MEETINGS    An introduction to the authentic teaching of grammar. Part 1- The grammar story and Part 2 How is grammar useful and relevant? Recorded and on demand. These short, focused sessions are designed to provide quality PD to you and your colleagues where and when it is needed. Designed in short grabs for staff meetings, it is a cost-effective way for all teachers to access the same information and provides an opportunity for diving deeper into professional... Details
When: April 1, 2022 – April 1, 2023
Where: ON DEMAND
ON DEMAND: Grammar 101- Part 3A
For STAFF MEETINGS   An introduction to the authentic use of grammar- Part 3A Grammar in the early and middle years. Recorded and on demand. These short, focused sessions are designed to provide quality PD to you and your colleagues where and when it is needed. Designed in short grabs for staff meetings, it is a cost-effective way for all teachers to access the same information and provides an opportunity for diving deeper into professional... Details
When: April 1, 2022 – April 1, 2023
Where: ON DEMAND
ON DEMAND: Grammar 101- Part 3B
For STAFF MEETINGS   An introduction to the authentic use of grammar- Part 3B Grammar in the upper primary years. Recorded and on demand. These short, focused sessions are designed to provide quality PD to you and your colleagues where and when it is needed. Designed in short grabs for staff meetings, it is a cost-effective way for all teachers to access the same information and provides an opportunity for diving deeper into professional... Details
When: April 1, 2022 – April 1, 2023
Where: ON DEMAND
ON DEMAND: Teaching Language through Climate Change

How can we introduce language-focused science in the primary school? How can a classroom teacher use specialist science teacher knowledge to improve understanding about climate change and literacy outcomes?

Presented by Dr Bronwyn Parkin, the purpose of this course is to help you identify language goals for your students within the all-important science topic of climate change. These language goals are set beyond what students can already do, to help with language... Details
When: June 27, 2022 – April 6, 2023
Where: ON DEMAND

On Demand: Leading with Literacy-PETAA 2022 Conference
Held over two days at The University of Sydney, you are now able to access this fabulous line up of expert presentations in your own time. In our 50th year, PETAA's conference focused on the journey of literacy from earliest communication and language development through to preschool, then the formal schooling years of primary education, to 21st century literacy expectations that arise as our students progress to high school. Recorded at The University of Sydney on 21 and 22 October... Details
When: October 21, 2022 – April 21, 2023
Where: Online
Online: Advanced sentence grammar and cohesion
Advanced sentence grammar and cohesion

Presented by: Dr. Rod Campbell

About the course: This course demonstrates that teaching English grammar (or more correctly, teaching students the knowledge and skills for writing English) can be creative, engaging and effective.



When: October 31 – November 28, 2022
Where: Online
Online: You're teaching Kindergarten? Reading 2
Creating readers in Kindergarten/ Foundation, presented by Robyn Wild. Will you be teaching Foundation/Kindergarten in 2022? Perfect for all Foundation/ Kindergarten and Early Childhood teachers, this a series of three short workshops which can be completed as a series or as single events.

When: November 13 – December 5, 2022
Where: Online
Online: High challenge interactive language and literacy
Presented by Dr Margery Hertzberg and Dr Leonie Arthur. This practical course will provide teachers with a range of strategies for small group interactive language and literacy experiences. There is a focus on play-based and hands-on experiences and authentic texts that build vocabulary, and support interpretive and evaluative responses to texts and the creation of written and multimodal texts. Practical strategies include language experience/digital language experience and a variety ... Details
When: November 14 – December 11, 2022
Online: You're teaching Kindergarten? Writing 3
Creating writers in Kindergarten/Foundation, presented by Robyn Wild. Will you be teaching Kindergarten/Foundation in 2022? Perfect for all Foundation/Kindergarten and Early Childhood teachers, this a series of three short workshops which can be completed as a series or as single events.

When: November 28 – December 19, 2022
Where: Online
ON DEMAND WEBINAR: Reading Writing Prompts
Reading Writing Prompts: Making the most out of picture prompts for composing narrative

Presented by: Katherine Bates. 

About the webinar:

Are your students prepared to read images in the visual prompts provided in writing assessment contexts? This webinar demonstrates how students provided with opportunities to develop skills in examining snapshot visual narratives may... Details
When: December 1, 2022 – April 6, 2023
Where: ON DEMAND WEBINAR

ON DEMAND WEBINAR - Organising the literacy block
Organising the English and literacy block

Presented by: Katherine Bates.

About the webinar:

Need top tips for organising the English and literacy block? Senior literacy academic Dr Kaye Lowe (author of Writing the Future and Details
When: December 1, 2022 – April 6, 2023
Where: ON DEMAND WEBINAR

ON DEMAND WEBINAR - Teaching Grammar Easily and Effectively
Teaching grammar easily and effectively

Presented by: Rod Campbell

About the webinar:
How can teachers use the language and experiences that children bring to their learning in order to understand and use metalinguistic terms like clause, phrase, and the parts of speech when talking about texts? In this webinar, Rod Campbell shows how to develop and strengthen this... Details
When: December 1, 2022 – April 6, 2023
Where: ON DEMAND WEBINAR