31 October 2018 - M100W - Magic Words Australian Benchmarks - Yandina SS, Yandina, QLD- 2 hour
The all new Magic Words Australian Benchmarks for Word Recognition allow teachers to measure a students':
* word recognition skills against Australian Benchmarks
* rate of acquisition of the high-frequency words term by term across the first four years of schooling
* progress in literacy proficiency for assessment, tracking and monitoring, and reporting.
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