Schools using the Magic Words as a key strategy of the literacy program, achieve outstanding success.
Children worldwide, are learning to read quickly and easily through playing games and having fun with the M100W - Magic Words.
Children learning the M100W - Magic Words learn to read, on average, four times faster.
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.
Participants leave the Magic Words Professional Learning inspired in their teaching, affirmed by extended knowledge and motivated to enhance the literacy achievement of every student. Through the first hand experience of explicit teaching techniques, participants master strategies that can be immediately applied in their classrooms to rapidly improve word knowledge, increase fluency and develop comprehension skills.
Participants experience a range of high value literacy activities including:
* exploring the most efficient strategies to rapidly enhance reading;
* investigating effective ways to increase fluency;
* discovering how automaticity and comprehension are critically linked; and
* considering the most successful literacy activities to use and knowing why they work.