Get a head start on 2014

PD opportunities for graduate and returning teachers

* Been a while since you've been in a classroom? *Concerned you're not quite ready for the onslaught? *Worried that Uni hasn't quite prepared you for those first few weeks?

These 3 full day workshops will help you achieve a smooth start in 2014

The ABC of teaching Literacy

This Professional Development day will focus on developing an overview on:


  • The Reading Block- including Independent Reading, conferencing, comprehension and decoding strategies
  • Classroom Libraries
  • Writers Note Book
  • Teaching Phonics


Attendees will leave with the knowledge of the expectations of the Literacy Block and how to effectively assess and plan for meaningful student learning.

Teaching Mathematics from 1 to infinity

Teaching Mathematics from 1 to infinity is a Professional Development day focussing on:


  • The Mathematics Hour (Warm Up, Introduction, Student Activity, Reflection)
  • How to differentiate (using concrete materials, technology, open-ended tasks, worded problems, Toolbox Strategies, etc.)
  • Assessment (Mathematics Online Interview, anecdotal notes, Common Assessment Tasks, conferencing, questioning, anchor charts, etc.)


Attendees will leave with the knowledge of the expectations of the Mathematics Block and how to effectively assess and plan for meaningful student learning.

eLearning resources for the 21st Century classroom

Teachers will walk away with;

  • A clearer understanding of the best digital resources available
  • A picture of how to engage, motivate and inspire the creative minds in their care
  • Knowledge of how to find Web 2.0 tools, excellent interactive resources, freely available software, and use them effectively in their 21st century classroom
  • Avenues for their students to demonstrate their learning beyond the mundane


This practical, hands-on day will provide teachers with the opportunity to explore

rich and relevant resources and see links to learning and teaching with ICT across

curriculum areas.

To book - click on any link below


$120 (ex GST per person per session) or to attend all 3 pay only $300. All sessions are fully catered with morning tea and lunch.

Cancellation Policy - Unless 24hrs notice required

For more details contact Daryl English on english.daryl.d@edumail.vic.gov.au or at Truganina South Primary School on 9296 1800

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