HAPPY HOUR

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Welcome to Happy Hour – your chance to learn about all things writing and get one hour of NESA accredited professional learning.

Most afternoons between 4.00pm-5.10pm

Check out our courses for more details.

Help! I want to improve how I teach writing – where do I start?

Improving student writing starts with this: understanding the difference between what students do, which is writing and what teachers do, which is teach writing.

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NESA Endorsed | 1 hour | $25 per person + GST

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Killing off PEEL

Many schools start their writing improvement journey with a paragraph structure such as PEEL only to find that the approach runs out of petrol really fast.

Stop.

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NESA Endorsed | 1 hour | $25 per person + GST

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The one thing you do that stops better student writing

To save time many teachers dump information onto a sheet of paper as a stimulus to encourage students to write.

Bad move.

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NESA Endorsed | 1 Hour | $25 per person + GST

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Why improving writing is a moving target 

Why do so many writing programs fall so far below what they promise? The answer is in how we use them and what we expect of them.

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NESA Endorsed | 1 Hour | $25 per person + GST

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Let’s take another look at assessment

One of the most stressful activities of teaching is assessment.

Don’t write another assessment task until you’ve done this course.

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NESA Endorsed | 1 Hour | $25 per person + GST

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Five reasons why writing improvement is messy – and what to do about it

Too often we sign up to professional writing courses to make our lives easier – as if we can sanitise teaching and learning.

But like learning, writing improvement is messy.

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NESA Endorsed | 1 Hour | $25 per person + GST

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