(Early bird bookings recommended)

Nelson, Venue/Date TBC
Fiona Madill- Using Blogger as a platform for your PTC portfolio of evidence

Blogging using Blogger is an easy and practical way to record your evidence collected as a part of your Practising Teacher Criteria and... (Read more)


Repeat of this course possible pending interest
Nelson, NZEI Rooms, Richmond
Fiona Madill- Teaching as Inquiry and Registered Teacher Criteria: Putting it all together

This two-hour workshop will explore:

  • What is 'teacher inquiry'?

  • Looking closely at the Practising Teacher Criteria;

  • What it all means for relievers and maintaining a current... (Read more)

Nelson, Venue/Date TBC
Deb Leov and Fiona Madill-
Writing: Deliberate acts of teaching

Deb and Fiona will share some practical ideas for writing in the senior and junior school, using the NZ Curriculum, the Literacy Learning Progressions and Effective Literacy Practices as three key documents to underpin... (Read more)

Nelson, Venue/Date TBC
Fiona Madill- Writer's Workshops for Years 4-8

This workshop will explore:

  • Explicit teaching and teacher modeling

  • Making reading-writing connections

  • Using intended learning outcomes

  • Creating success criteria

  • Cooperative learning... (Read more)

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Nelson, Venue/TBC TBC
Fiona Madill- Using ICT to inspire writing

This workshop will explore:

  • Ways to inspire narrative and report writing

  • Brainstorming and organising ideas

  • Explicit teaching of learning objectives

  • Making reading-writing connections 

  • (Read more)