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  • 09:00 AM
  • SPELD NSW: Suite 2, Level 1, 52 O'Connell Street, Parramatta.
  • 02 9739 6277 or email enquiries@speldnsw.org.au

This full day workshop is for practitioners who wish to extend and focus their use of Talk for Writing though structured planning. The training will look at using the Talk for Writing process in an effective planning model that guarantees a positive impact on writing standards. This will involve looking at yearly, termly and unit…

  • 07:00 PM
  • Best Western Plus - Apollo International Hotel, 290 Pacific Highway, Charlestown, NSW 2290
  • 02 9739 6277 or email enquiries@speldnsw.org.au

What are the specific learning difficulties in reading (dyslexia), writing (dysgraphia) and maths (dyscalculia), what are the signs that a student may have a specific learning difficulty, what are phonological and orthographic processing and how do they impact on learning to read and spell? This workshop will give attendees an understanding of how to help…

  • 09:00 AM
  • Mantra Parramatta. Cnr. Parkes Street & Valentine Avenue, Parramatta.
  • 02 9739 6277 or email enquiries@speldnsw.org.au

This one-day workshop will explore the Singapore approach to teaching maths and how it can meet the needs of children who are struggling with maths. The day will focus on the five core elements of the Singapore Approach. These five core elements are metacognition, visualization, number sense, generalisation and communication.  Each will be explored together…

  • 09:00 AM
  • SPELD NSW: Suite 2, Level 1, 52 O'Connell Street, Parramatta.
  • 02 9739 6277 or email enquiries@speldnsw.org.au

Teacher Professional Learning for Speech Pathologists, Teachers, Tutors.   Sounds-Write An evidence-based highly structured synthetic phonics program utilising an exciting and highly successful approach to the teaching of reading, spelling and writing.   21 – 24 April 2020 9 AM – 3.30 PM Daily (Morning Tea and Lunch Provided) LIMITED NUMBERS, BOOK EARLY TO AVOID…

  • 09:00 AM
  • SPELD NSW: Suite 2, Level 1, 52 O'Connell Street, Parramatta.
  • 02 9739 6277 or email enquiries@speldnsw.org.au

This two-day professional development workshop offers an overview of the Talk 4 Writing approach and provides opportunities for hands-on participation in this exceptionally effective instructional approach for teaching written expression. The workshop addresses the use of Talk 4 Writing for both fiction and non-fiction and covers: Planning: based on instructional needs of students at either a unit or whole-school level; The “Three…

  • 10:00 AM
  • SPELD NSW: Suite 2, Level 1, 52 O'Connell Street, Parramatta.
  • 02 9739 6277 or email enquiries@speldnsw.org.au

  Struggling with reading (and spelling) at a young age can leave children with low confidence and feeling frustrated in the classroom. Students with learning difficulties such as dyslexia require well-designed targeted, sequential and engaging instruction which, if introduced at the right age, can make a significant difference to the academic outcomes achieved. Nessy has…

  • 07:00 PM
  • SPELD NSW: Suite 2, Level 1, 52 O'Connell Street, Parramatta.
  • 02 9739 6277 or email enquiries@speldnsw.org.au

Sorry this event is now sold out, we will try and run it again soon. If you are a teacher, tutor, speech pathologist, occupational therapist or parent, supporting a child who is struggling with handwriting, spelling and/or written expression, this evening is not one to miss! Presented by dual qualified speech pathologist and occupational therapist,…

  • 04:00 PM
  • ONLINE (webinars)
  • 02 9739 6277 or email enquiries@speldnsw.org.au

Make the most of York Assessment of Reading for Comprehension (YARC) ON–DEMAND WEBINAR REPLAY SERIES Gain greater confidence and competence in administering YARC, interpreting results and intervention planning. Each one hour webinar will include time dedicated to Q&A and is NESA accredited (towards Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW).   Webinar 1: Administration of YARC Early Reading &…

  • 09:00 AM
  • SPELD NSW: Suite 2, Level 1, 52 O'Connell Street, Parramatta.
  • 02 9739 6277 or email enquiries@speldnsw.org.au

Full-day Teacher Workshop with Internationally recognised education advisor for ICT and inclusion, Carol Allen. Workshop: How do we add assistive technology as an integrated support not a separate activity in our schools? It is clear that having access to the right technology to support an educational activity or target is essential for many students, however…

  • 06:00 PM
  • Mantra Parramatta. Cnr. Parkes Street & Valentine Avenue, Parramatta.
  • 02 9739 6277 or email enquiries@speldnsw.org.au

This event is now full. SPELD NSW is delighted that Professors Snowling and Hulme have agreed to present two research talks at this unmissable evening event. Professor Snowling will speak on the topic of “Dyslexia and developmental language disorder: same or different?”. Professor Hulme will speak on the topic of “Causal models of developmental disorders:…