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Course Description

This course provides practical examples, using the latest research into inspiring boys to write and translates it into action.

  • Eight ways boys learn best
  • Seven needs boys have to write well
  • 13 strategies to help boys write better
  • 23 specific writing tasks designed to make boys excel


Engaging Boys in Writing

Audience

All teachers of writing/English from grade 5 to year 12

Teaching Standards

1.1.2 Proficient Level - Know students and how they learn - Physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics of students:  Use teaching strategies based on knowledge of student's physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics to improve student learning

1.2.2 Proficient Level - Know students and how they learn - Understand how students learn:  Structure teaching programs using research and collegial advice about how students learn

 1.5.2 Proficient Level - Know students and how they learn - Differentiate teaching to meet the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities: Develop teaching activities that incorporate differentiated strategies to meet the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities




$  285 + GST - Individual Enrolment
$1250 + GST - Team Enrolment


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Do you teach in NSW? If so, this is relevant to you:

This course may contribute towards Elective PD hours. Visit https://educationstandards.nsw.edu.au for more details.

 

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome To Boys Writing

    • Welcome to Boys Writing

  • 2

    Resources

    • Boys Writing - Course Notes

    • Boys Writing - Slides

  • 3

    Module 1

    • Engaging Reluctant Boys in Writing

    • Reflection

  • 4

    Module 2

    • Whole School Approaches

    • Reflection

  • 5

    Module 3

    • IITBW03

    • Reflection

  • 6

    Module 4

    • 23 Boys’ Writing Principles in Action - Part 2

    • Link to Victor Borge and Dean Martin - Phonetic Punctuation

    • 23 Boys’ Writing Principles in Action - Part 3

    • Link to Study English - Series 3, Episode 4: Sentence Types:

    • 23 Boys’ Writing Principles in Action - Part 4

    • Link to The Australian Poetry Slam Champion

    • 23 Boys’ Writing Principles in Action - Part 5

    • Reflection

  • 7

    Wrap Up

    • Wrap Up

  • 8

    Course Feedback

    • Please take a few mintues to give us your feedback

Presenter

Ron Thomas

Australia wide Facilitator and Key note speaker for various Teacher Training providers in the Australian Curriculum, English, Writing, Drama and Debating. Facilitator for G.A.T.E.WAYS gifted and talented students programs nationwide. Author of ‘Engaging Students in Drama’ Phoenix Education. Workshop presenter for VATE and Drama Victoria. My business runs seminars in Public Speaking, Leadership and Debating skills for students. I also run in school seminars for staff in the above plus English in the Australian Curriculum. Published Feature writer and poet.