Thank you for visiting Cornerstone Teacher Learning.
Our professional learning courses are designed around one core principle: there is a difference between what teachers do, which is teach writing, and what students do, which is write.
We think understanding that difference is the bedrock of writing improvement that works.
Like you, we’re on an improvement journey. We regularly update our courses and create new ones in response to what we have learned from you. You are welcome to check back regularly for updates or new courses.
We are also excited to announce our new subscription service Writing Improvement Unlimited. We wanted to create something that would allow us to join your literacy team and stay the course.
Look around at our course offerings and we look forward to seeing you soon.
Founder and presenter
Senior history students are made in junior history – so stop starting from scratch every year. Writing in Junior History is a course that provides a clear path of writing skills from Years 7 to 10 that places historical sources at the centre of writing improvement. The course offers a thorough grounding in source analysis, building an argument and the nuts and bolts of writing in history.
5 hours | $330 per person + GST
Whatever your subject area, we all want the same thing; students who can clearly communicate and support their ideas and arguments using detailed evidence and subject-specific language.
5 Hours | $330 per person + GST
Founder and Presenter
Dr Estelle Lazer
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The truth is, there is no road map to more effective teaching of writing. But there is a compass – and the north point is understanding the difference between writing and teaching writing. The journey [...]