Writing Workshop with Lyn Stone: The Pen is Mightier than the Sword

  • 9:00 AM
  • SPELD NSW: Suite 2, Level 1, 52 O'Connell Street, Parramatta.
  • 02 9739 6277 or email

This event has been postponed. All events tentatively set at 1 September. Exact dates will be announced as the situation changes.

Thank you for your understanding.

A full day, practical, hands-on seminar for teachers on how to get the most out of writing lessons.

Together we will explore:

  • pen grip
  • posture
  • letter formation
  • writing fluency
  • grammar, including parts of speech and morphemes
  • sight words, including the myths and facts surrounding them
  • cutting edge writing resources
  • dyslexia and dysgraphia and when to explore technology

Includes: Printed handouts, digital downloads, discounted Spelling for Life, Language for Life and Reading for Life paperbacks (optional and subject to pre-order)

Suitable for: Teachers, teacher aides, speech pathologists, educational psychologists, student teachers, homeschooling parents.


Presented by Lyn Stone

Lyn Stone is a linguist and author and runs Lifelong Literacy, a specialist education consultancy in Mornington, Vic.

Lyn’s training includes Lindamood LiPS, Spalding, Cued Articulation, Read Write Inc., Explicit Direct Instruction, Little Learners Love Literacy, Sounds Write and Auslan, all of which help her and her staff bring literacy to children and adults with learning difficulties.

Lyn also writes courses, trains teachers and consults to schools and the media on matters of literacy and language. She is particularly active in dyslexia advocacy, and is a key member of Code Read Dyslexia Network, an Educational Professional Member of the Australian Dyslexia Association, and a Speech Pathology Industry Advisory Board Member at the Graduate School of Health, University of Technology, Sydney.

Her three books, Spelling for Life, Language for Life and Reading for Life have been well received by educators worldwide.


WHEN: 9.00am to 3.30pm, Friday, 3 July 2020 (tentative)

WHERE: SPELD NSW, Level , 52 O’Connell Street, Parramatta NSW

Non Member $245
SPELD Member $220
SPELD Tutor or Professional $190

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NESA Approved

Completing this event will contribute 5.25 hours of NESA Registered PD for Teachers maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

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