Play-based language and literacy learning

A circle of happy kids — laying in star formation on lawn
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:

Members      $120
Student members   $85
Non members    $175

Afternoon tea will be provided.

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.

PETAA is committed to providing a safe environment for Professional Learning and will follow state health guidelines when organising face to face events.

Should planned face to face events have to be cancelled due to changing COVID situations, PETAA will endeavour to offer the same course online either via live webinar at the same time or in a recorded format on our LearnBook platform which enables participants to complete the course in their own time. Should PETAA be unable to offer a course online, a full refund or PETAA credit towards another course will be provided.

22/02/2021 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
AUS Eastern Summer Time
PETAA Offices Camdenville Public School Laura Street NEWTOWN, NSW 2042
Online registration not available.