ALEA Darling Downs Event
Saturday 4 June Workshop 1 9am -12noon Workshop 2 1pm-4pm
Saturday 16 July Workshop 3 9am-12noon Workshop 4 1pm-4pm
Saturday 30 July Workshop 5 9am-12noon Workshop 6 1pm-4pm
Saturday 8 October Workshop 7 9am-12noon Workshop 8 1pm - 4pm
Saturday 29 October Workshop 9 9am-12noon Workshop 10 1pm-4pm.
Participants must attend all workshops.
Dan Evans (Principal, Oakenden State School) and Kris Sturgeon (Prep teacher, Chelona State School) will share their understanding and journey of the Age Appropriate Pedagogies Program. Dan and Kris will discuss the range and balance of Age Appropriate Pedagogies throughout the session. The learnings from this project have implications across all the year levels. The ALEA Mackay Local Council encourage those who have been involved to bring a colleague from their school to come along and find out how this way of working and thinking is making a real difference.
Sheena Cameron and Louise Dempsey authors of The Writing Book will present a full day workshop
( 8.30 until 4.30 ) that investigates the explicit writing process in classrooms. Download the flyer.
A special event to acknowledge and celebrate 50 years of International Literacy Day 2016.
PRESENTER: Pat Donnelly
During this special web conference session, Pat Donnelly, Deputy Principal of Eimeo Road State School, will outline what it takes to get real literacy improvement across a regional state school of close to 1000 students. Pat will refer to the research base and strategies that led the school from ordinary to extraordinary literacy achievement. Pat will suggest some real changes that have to be made in order for a school to get serious about the improvement of every student across all of the literacy strands.