Children making meaning about their world: Literacy – Townsville

Full price: $110.00 Subsidised price: $22 Am I eligible?
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Venue Details

Rydges Southbank Townsville

23 Palmer Street
Townsville, QLD, AU 4810

(07) 4726 5265

What’s it about?

This workshop will look at strategies to enable educators to build skills in a range of literacies through practical learning experiences and working with families:

  • Engage with a range of texts through reading, writing, drawing or responding
  • Promote research and digital literacy
  • Develop specific skills for engaging with print

– Concepts about Print
– Alphabetic awareness
– Enhance oral language and story making
– Phonemic awareness
– Rhyme

Specific Learning Outcomes

QA 1: Educational Program and Practice

PS 2: Know the content and how to teach it

PS 3: Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning

  •  Participants will gain an understanding of the range of skills, knowledge and dispositions that children need to develop to become multi-literate
  •  Participants will gain an understanding of how to support children to engage with a wide range of texts through reading, writing, drawing, mark making and responding
  •  Participants will gain knowledge of strategies that support children’s engagement with print
  •  Participants will gain strategies to support children’s research through digital literacies
  •  Participants will develop strategies for documenting children’s literacy skills
Presenter Biography
Sue Southey

Sue Southey is Co-director at Springwood Community Kindergarten. During the last few years she has been a sessional tutor at QUT and Griffith University, and has recently completed her Masters in Education at QUT. She consulted on musical aspects of the eKindy project and is currently working at Queensland Studies Authority in the K-12 Resources Branch. Sue provides professional development and training for early childhood educators throughout Queensland. She is Vice President of the Early Childhood Teachers’ Association.