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Deluxe Platinum Program

This limited edition, tailor-made program is the ultimate whole school professional development in teaching reading. It combines online training, in-school demonstrations and ongoing webinars for effective and rapid change in how your staff teach reading.

Features
  • Whole school one day Guided Reading Workshop
  • One day Literature Circle Demonstration Day for fluent readers
  • Four-day Guided Reading Demonstration Days
  • Culminative Leadership Meetings after the Face-to-Face training
  • Reading Resource Analysis and Recommendations
  • Whole school online training to ensure your staff are teaching reading consistently across the school
  • Self-paced online learning that can be done individually or in teams
  • Ongoing for teachers support through Regular ‘Ask me anything? Webinars
  • Ongoing Teacher support through a Facebook support group
  • Ongoing support for leadership through three monthly online review meetings
  • A step by step process for teachers to implement shared reading, guided reading, assessment and learning centres
  • Bite size training to fit into teachers’ busy schedules
  • Reading strategies explained in an understandable manner
  • Video demonstration lessons of reading strategies that teachers can watch with students
  • Lesson plans to easily implement training
  • A structure for planning and teaching that is ongoing and easily implemented
  • Certificate of ? hours of professional development
Benefits
  • Visualise a successful and consistent reading program taught across your
  • whole school
  • Visualise massive, rapid change in teaching reading in your school
  • Visualise increased reading outcomes for all students
  • Imagine improved student behaviour because students are successful and engaged
  • Imagine a parents happy with the reading program their child is involved in
  • Envisage guided reading lessons where reading strategies are explicitly taught
  • Envisage staff working collegially teaching reading
  • Picture teachers excited about teaching reading
  • Picture teachers having time for deep and ongoing professional development
  • Picture having more time for yourself, family and friends because your whole school reading program is not draining all your time and energy

Gold School Program

This virtual reading program provides a whole school approach to teaching reading. Regular webinars and a Facebook group provide ongoing support. Video lessons show teachers ‘how to’ deliver lessons.

Features
  • Whole school training to ensure your staff are teaching reading consistently across the school
  • Self-paced online learning that can be done individually or in teams
  • Ongoing support through Regular ‘Ask me anything? Webinars
  • Ongoing support through a Facebook support group
  • A step by step process to implement shared reading, guided reading, assessment and learning centres
  • Bite size training to fit into teachers’ busy schedules
  • Reading strategies explained in an understandable manner
  • Video demonstration lessons of reading strategies that teachers can watch with students
  • Lesson plans to easily implement training
  • A structure for planning and teaching that is ongoing and easily implemented
  • Video demonstration lessons of guided reading, learning centres and reading assessment
  • Certificate of ? hours of professional development

 

Online Training Includes:

  • Reading & comprehension strategies
  • Phonics & Grammar
  • Grouping for guided reading and learning centres
  • Learning Centres: Ideas for the rest of the class during guided reading
  • Guided Reading:  Planning a lesson, key elements, demonstration lessons, avoiding ‘Round Robin Reading’
  • Reading Assessment to inform guided reading
  • An array of video demonstration lessons
Benefits
  • Imagine better reading outcomes for all students at your school
  • Imagine improved student behaviour because they are successful and engaged
  • Imagine a consistent reading program taught across your whole school
  • Envisage guided reading lessons where reading strategies are explicitly taught
  • Envisage parents complaining because their child is reading too much
  • Envisage staff teaching reading collegially
  • Visualise new staff can easily doing the online training and effortlessly implementing your school’s approach to reading
  • Visualise other principals asking your advice on improving reading outcomes
  • Picture teachers constantly excited about teaching reading
  • Picture teachers having time for deep and ongoing professional development
  • Picture having more time for yourself, family and friends because your whole school reading program is not draining all your time and energy

Silver Teacher Program

This practical ,online training course shows teachers how to deliberately and effectively teach reading. Video Demonstration Lessons make teaching reading easier than it has ever been.

Features
  • A step by step process to implement shared reading, guided reading, assessment and learning centres
  • Bite size training to fit in your busy schedule
  • Reading strategies explained in an understandable manner
  • Demonstration  video lessons of reading strategies that you can watch with your class
  • Lesson plans so you can easily implement training
  • A structure for planning and teaching that is ongoing and easily implemented
  • Demonstration video lessons of guided reading, running records and learning centres
  • Certificate of ? hours of professional development

 

Online Training Includes:

  • Reading & comprehension strategies
  • Phonics & Grammar
  • Grouping for guided reading and learning centres
  • Learning Centres: Ideas for the rest of the class during guided reading
  • Guided Reading:  Planning a lesson, key elements, demonstration lessons, avoiding ‘Round Robin Reading’
  • Reading Assessment to inform guided reading
  • An array of video demonstration lessons
Benefits
  • Imagine that feeling of total control of your reading program because you have a step by step process to follow and a deep understanding of teaching reading strategies, assessment and guided reading
  • Imagine how successful you will feel as your student’s reading outcomes improve
  • Imagine how your students will feel as they become successful readers
  • Envisage your confidence as you talk to parents about their child’s reading
  • Envisage your pride when your principal compliments you on the progress your students are making
  • Envisage yourself having more time for yourself and spending less time on marking
  • Visualise your confidence grow as your guided reading lessons work so well
  • Visualise how energised you will feel each night because your student’s behaviour issues have lessened
  • Visualise restful nights of sleep because you are not worrying about struggling readers in your class
  • Picture your class working independently in learning centres and not interrupting your guided reading lesson
  • Picture yourself having fun and feeling confident teaching reading

ShopTeaching Resources

Book 1 Learning Centres to Support Guided Reading Cover page

Learning Centres to Support Guided Reading (Book 1)

All the hard work is done for you! This book is full of ideas for what to do with the rest of the class while you teach guided reading.

Features
  • Colour, printable games and activities for students from K-6
  • Reading comprehension activities that engage fluent readers
  • Oral language activities to extend language and engross students
  • Fun phonics activities to embed knowledge
Benefits
  • You will find your class really engaged in practical activities, not fluffy, busy work
  • You will be able to devote your teaching time to guided reading rather than behaviour management
  • You will have more time for yourself and your friends and family because all the hard work has been done for you

More Learning Centres to Support Guided Reading (Book 2)

This book is designed to complement book 1 by giving you even more ideas for learning centres to support your guided reading program and save you time.

Features
  • More colour, printable games and activities for students from K-6
  • More reading comprehension activities that engage fluent readers
  • More oral language activities to extend language and engross students
  • More fun phonics activities to embed knowledge
Benefits
  • Your class will continue to be engaged in learning centres as you add more exciting games and activities for them to play
  • Your family and friends will love that you have more time to spend with them because you are not constantly working on school work
  • Your guided reading groups reading outcomes will improve because your teaching is so focused

Activities to Motivate Your Students to Write (Book 3)

Do you want your class begging for writing time. This book is full of fun ideas to motivate and excite children about writing.

Features
  • Colour, printable writing activities for students from K-6
  • Fun genre writing ideas to avoid ‘Death by Genre’
  • Topics and ideas to get beginner writers started
Benefits
  • Imagine a class that won’t stop writing because they love it so much
  • Imagine when your students’ writing outcome improving because they are so motivated and engrossed in writing
  • Imagine your class so engaged in writing that you can focus on teaching a small guided writing group

Learning to Read: How Parents Can Improve Children’s Reading

This downloadable DVD is full of tips and strategies to help parents assist their child with reading.

Features
  • Tips and examples of how to help children when they first commence school
  • Strategies to engage boys in reading
  • Methods to introduce reading to babies and toddlers
  • Q&A section for all the questions parents ask
Benefits
  • Parents will have up-to-date skills on teaching reading
  • Your child will love reading time with you
  • You will feel less stressed and more relaxed when hearing your child read
  • You will understand how you can assist your child with reading from birth

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