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With a new senior syllabus at our doorstep and the introduction of the English Textual Concepts™, we are navigating through exciting waters. This conference aims to explore the possibilities of emerging currents that bring with them profound changes to the ways we teach our students. Even after four centuries great literary figures like Shakespeare offer inspiration and newness and create pathways through the present. Shakespeare may not have dreamed of our world but he understood those rhythms of humanity that steer us forward.
This progression of textual concepts gives members a clear development of the understandings explicitly stated in or implied by the English K-10 syllabus. Developed jointly by the ETA and the Department of Education, Textual Concepts explains the meanings of terms and charts the development of these terms from Early Stage One to Stage 5 to support teachers in
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Teachers: webinar series 4.30 - 5.30pm (four sessions) Across the curriculum Grammar. Program and registration by fax or post. Online registrations. Tuesday 24thTeachers: webinar series 4.30 - 5.30pm (four sessions) Developing a culture of creativity. Program and registration by fax or post. Online registrations
Saturday 28thTeachers: Early Career Teachers Big Day Out: The classroom and you. 9am - 3pm, Woolley Building University of Sydney. Online registrations. Program and registration by fax or post. Session abstracts.
Literacy Coordinators: Using the behaviour change model, Leading whole school Literacy Program and registration by fax or post. Online registration. Monday 6th, 4.45pm to 6.45pmTeachers: English Teachers teach-and-meet - Bathurst, Library - All Saints College, 70 Eglinton Road, Bathurst Program and registration by fax or post. Online registration. Thursday 9th
Leaders in K-6 English: Guiding programming K-6 with English Textual Concepts, Rydges Surry Hills, 28 Albion Street, Surry Hills
Program and registration by fax or post. Online registration.
Wednesday 22ndStudents: HSC Modules Day: 10.00-2.30pm, University of Technology Sydney Broadway & Haymarket Campus Program and registration by fax or post. online registrations. Information for Modules day at UTS Risk assessment.
Saturday 23rd Teachers: Dubbo: Teaching through concepts, Dubbo Christian School, 141 Sheraton Rd, Dubbo NSW 2830. Program and registration by fax or post. Online registrations.Friday 29th Teachers: Armidale: Teaching through concepts, Armidale Bowling Club Auditorium, 92-96 Dumaresq St, Armidale. Program and registration by fax or post. Online registrations.
STANDARD MODULE C: FEEDLots of activities, worksheets and chapter ideas for you to use, now online!
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ETA has partnered with Edrolo, an extensive study and exam revision resource create online teaching and learning modules for the HSC Standard and Advanced courses. Developed and presented by expert teachers, these presentations and activities are designed to assist you in guiding your students through their coursework during the year and as they prepare for their final exams.
Click here to learn more - edrolo.com.au/english
mETAphor Issue 2
This edition of mETAphor contains articles on Stage 6 texts and on pedagogy with writer interviews and reviews of books. Table of Contents.
English in Australia
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