Hawker Brownlow Education
 
FRIDAY 17 MAY 2019
Session 1: Reading Power: Linking Thinking to Reading Instruction that Focuses on Thinking and Understanding
Learn new reading skills – decoding and comprehension.
Practise comprehension instruction.
Learn new comprehension strategies: Connect, Question, Visualise, Infer, Transform.
Understand metacognition.
Practise gradual release of responsibility.
Determine levels of understanding text.
Develop a common language of thinking in your classroom and school.
   
Session 2: Going Deeper with Reading Power: Five Reading Power Strategies to Use in Your Classroom Right Away
Practise comprehension strategies.
Understand metacognition.
Practise explicit instruction and teacher modelling.
Learn strategies for enhancing understanding.
Learn about literacy for primary year levels.
 
Session 3: Writing Power: Effective Writing Instruction and Assessment: An Effective Process-Driven Writing Program
Understand primary writing instruction.
Discover a process-driven approach to writing.
Assess writing – conferencing, coaching and goal-setting.
Practise explicit teaching and modelling.
Develop writing goals, routines and skills.
SATURDAY 18 MAY 2019
Session 1: Writing Power: Effective Writing Instruction and Assessment: An Effective Process-Driven Writing Program (Repeat)
Understand primary writing instruction.
Discover a process-driven approach to writing.
Assess writing – conferencing, coaching and goal-setting.
Practise explicit teaching and modelling.
Develop writing goals, routines and skills.
   
Session 2: Nonfiction Writing Power: Fresh Ideas that Will Help Your Students Be More Effective Writers
Learn about writing information – primary school and the middle years.
Explore six nonfiction writing structures: Description, Instruction, Persuasion, Explanation, Comparison, Biography.
Practise explicit teaching and modelling.
Link nonfiction writing to learning areas.
 
Session 3: Nonfiction Reading Power: Reading Strategies to Support Readers of Nonfiction
Explore nonfiction reading strategies: Zoom In, Determine Importance, Connect, Question, Infer and Transform.
Understand different levels of understanding informational texts.
Learn to “re-tell” vs “re-think” information.
SUNDAY 19 MAY 2019
Session 1: Reading Power in Action: Strategies for Metacognition As Well As Comprehension Instruction
Understand metacognition.
Explore comprehension instruction.
Apply comprehension instruction.
   
Session 2: Powerful Understanding: Teach Your Students to Think Critically and Reflectively, Deepening Understanding of Self, Others and the World
Explore the Critical Thinking model.
Discuss social–emotional learning.
Deepen your understanding of self, others and the world.
 
Session 3: Simple Story Structures: Three Simple Structures to Deconstruct and Reconstruct Stories
Learn about simple story structures: Walking, Event and Climbing.
Understand character development.
Practise dialogue.
Discuss effective beginnings and endings.
 

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