2020 Professional Learning Opportunities

Term 2 Teach Along –
Supporting Students with Reading Difficulty

Almost every class has students who are struggling to learn to read and almost every teacher has had students who they wish they could do more for. The Term 2 Teach Along will help you understand the potential causes of reading difficulty and how to support learners in your classroom. Drawing on the science of reading, my own experience as a private tutor, special education teacher and curriculum coach, the Term 2 Teach Along is designed to support your classroom program with practical and a student centred approach that can be implemented in any school.

Information is now available – click here!


Become A Tutor Who Gets Results Teach Along

There are a whole bunch of people out of work right now and households are doing it tough. There are also a whole bunch of students who need help to get on their reading journey. If you are one of the teachers or educators looking at your bills piling up and thinking that you could make a real difference to the life of children, then I am here to help. This Teach Along Starts on April 14th so book your place now! You can learn more and book your spot here.


Sharing Best Practice Conference Melbourne (TBA)

Join me for a day of sharing, networking and learning at Sharing Best Practice on Monday 29th June, 2020. This terrific event, hosted by Bentley West Primary School, is a terrific opportunity to connect with like-minded teachers about supporting students and maximising results. I will be presenting on supporting EAL/D students in the mainstream classroom. You can book your tickets here. I look forward to seeing you there!

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Term 3 Teach Along –
Supercharging Your Phonics Teaching

Just about all teachers teach phonics, but not all phonics approaches get the same results. In the Term 3 Teach Along you will learn about the science of reading, the foundations of strong phonics instruction, simple structures you can use to build engagement and strengthen learning. No matter what program your school is using this Teach Along will help you to supercharge your practice and help all students in your class get great results.

Click here to find out when the Term 3 Teach Along goes live.

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Term 1 Teach Along – Text Based Learning
(This Teach Along is now concluded – click here to register interest for the next time this is run)

My Term 1, 2020 Teach Along will take you step by step through planning and teaching your first English unit of 2020.  This Teach Along will leave you with:

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  • The knowledge to confidently select a text based on your students’ language and writing needs
  • The skills to efficiently plan a unit of work that will maximise student learning while freeing up your planning time
  • The confidence to tackle teaching grammar in the context of quality literature
  • The strategies to engage EVERY child in your class in writing

The 2020 Term 1 Teach Along runs for 5 weeks and includes 5 live planning sessions, planning documents and a teaching guide. Learn More Here!