The Science, Skills and Conventions of Writing 2022

The Science, Skills and Conventions of Writing will be an exciting series of fifteen webinars designed to transform instruction and expand teacher knowledge just in time for the next school year.
17 January - 21 January, 2022 | Online
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The Science, Skills and Conventions of Writing is an exciting series of fifteen webinars designed to transform instruction and expand teacher knowledge just in time for the next school year. The focus of each session is varied, but all presentations are evidence-informed, practical and designed to improve the written expression skills of students at both primary and secondary school. 

 

Sessions include: 

  • Strategies to engage and inspire poetic writing 
  • Understanding oral language foundations for writing 
  • Successful handwriting instruction for all students 
  • Formulas for Frames: A methodology for teaching students the why and how of employing specific grammatical devices within a narrative genre 
  • Viewing popular writing programs through the lens of the Simple View of Writing 
  • Handwriting difficulties - Intervention strategies 
  • Catching the Words - Effective strategies to build vocabulary 
  • The science of writing and Specific Learning Disorder with Impairment in Written Expression 
  • Sentence innovation and composition in a creative context 
  • Using drama to enhance writing 
  • Instructional approaches to support older struggling writers 
  • Reducing the impact of cognitive load on the writing process 
  • Creating successful writers: Non-fiction 
  • Delivering powerful feedback and monitoring progress against set goals 


All sessions will be streamed on demand between the 17th-21st of January 2022. Most presentations are 45 - 50 minutes in length, however, some are a little shorter and some are a little longer. Additionally, they will be available for an extra two weeks enabling attendees to catch up or rewatch these transformative presentations.


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Detailed information about the sessions, as well as the impressive list of engaging and knowledgeable presenters, can be found by clicking on each session below. To see sessions running on other days, please click on the drop down box on the right to choose additional days.

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17 - 21 January, 2022 | Online

The Science, Skills and Conventions of Writing 2022

Agenda

Categories:

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Strategies to Engage and Inspire Poetic Writing

The Science, Skills and Conventions of Writing 2022

Pie Corbett

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Understanding Oral Language Foundations for Writing

The Science, Skills and Conventions of Writing 2022

Sarah Grunwald

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Successful Handwriting Instruction For All Students

The Science, Skills and Conventions of Writing 2022

Sarah Evans

Speakers

Pie Corbett
Pie Corbett
Poet, Storyteller and Educational Consultant Talk for Writing UK
Jenny Baker
Jenny Baker
Speech Pathologist Fremantle Speech Pathology Services
Maria Richards
Maria Richards
Literacy Consultant Talk for Writing UK
Dean Thompson
Dean Thompson
Literacy Consultant Talk for Writing UK
Jessica Colleu Terradas
Jessica Colleu Terradas
Literacy Coach
Mandy Nayton
Mandy Nayton
CEO / Educational and Developmental Psychologist DSF Literacy and Clinical Services
Sarah Evans
Sarah Evans
Occupational Therapist DSF Literacy and Clinical Services
Sarah Grunwald
Speech Pathologist DSF Literacy and Clinical Services
Brooke Gray
Brooke Gray
Literacy Specialist DSF Literacy and Clinical Services
Susie Hillard
Susie Hillard
Literacy Specialist DSF Literacy and Clinical Services
Courtney McNally
Courtney McNally
Psychologist DSF Literacy and Clinical Services
Jo Ball
Jo Ball
Literacy Specialist DSF Literacy and Clinical Services
Toni Lang
Toni Lang
Literacy Specialist DSF Literacy and Clinical Services
Wes Cutajar
Wes Cutajar
Literacy Specialist DSF Literacy and Clinical Services