Magic Words Literacy Workshop - 6th March 2020 - ACER - Sydney, NSW - Full Day
Monday, 2nd March 2020 – 9.00-3.30pm – Camberwell, Melbourne
Friday, 6th March 2020 – 9.00-3.30pm – Alexandria, Sydney
Friday, 8th May 2020 – 9.00-3.30pm - Camberwell, Melbourne
Monday, 18th May 2020 – 9.00-3.30pm – Alexandria, Sydney
Friday, 7th August 2020 – 9.00-3.30pm - Camberwell, Melbourne
Participants will cover:
* Six key principles of reading and writing
* Reading to Writing Literacy Bridge
* Fluency to comprehension link
* Best practice in literacy strategies for effective teaching and learning
* Magic Words Word Recognition Tests and Benchmarks (Foundation – Yr 3)
Experienced Classroom Teacher, Psychologist and creator of Magic Words, Marcella Reiter (B. Ed., B.A., Grad. Dip. Sc.) provides engaging Professional Learning to enhance Teachers' literacy teaching and maximise the success for every student in the classroom.
She has extensive experience in primary, secondary and tertiary settings both in Australia and overseas.
Marcella has worked as part of the professional development teams for the Federal Government - Quality Schools Program, Australian Distance Education Centres, numerous publishing houses, for the Australian Council for Educational Research - ACER , and on the Professional Development for Visible Learning with Professor John Hattie.
Magic Words – M100W are the most important words in learning to read and write. The Magic Words are the most frequently used words and make up, on average, 70% of all words used.
Through the most current research into evidence-based instruction and best practice, teachers will gain knowledge into which are the most essential strategies in learning to read and write.
The Magic Words resources provide teachers with hundreds of easy-to-use literacy activities to:
- rapidly improve reading and writing
- increase fluency
- develop comprehension
Participants will experience a range of practical strategies that can be immediately applied in the classroom.
Magic Words in the literacy block – when, where, how and why
Assessment and reporting using the Magic Words Recognition Test
Magic Words Norming Study and research to predict a student’s text level
Magic Words literacy strategies to support reading, spelling and writing
Link between automaticity, fluency and comprehension
This informative, interactive workshop will cover the most important principles for the acquisition of excellence in literacy teaching and learning with Magic Words.