Free workshops for teachers - Catering for difference in the post-COVID classroom
Knox Grammar will host three workshops for teachers focused on how we can cater for difference in an online and live classroom setting.
Knox Grammar School
The workshops are free, are open to teachers from other schools and will be presented by expert members of the Learning Enhancement Team at Knox Grammar School.
Presenter: Jane Day, Head of Learning Enhancement
Catering for students with special needs upon their return to school. Jane will explore a range of practical solutions to enable teachers to differentiate for students with learning needs.
Presenter: Darren McRea
The 4 Ds of specific learning disabilities. Darren will explore dyslexia, dyscalculia, dyspraxia and dysgraphia and how teachers can cater for students with these diagnoses.
Presenter: Carolyn Fairjones, EALD Coordinator and Senior English Teacher
Practical advice to cater for English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EALD) students both online and in classrooms. Carolyn will give practical advice and strategies that are easy to apply and make a difference to the learning of EALD students.
Completing this day will contribute 2 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered PD addressing 1.3.2 and 1.5.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.
18 June 2020
Flexible, open plan learning environments for individual and group work, technology-enabled spaces for videoconferencing, a new canteen and vibrant new recreation areas are among the incredible new facilities available for students in the new Academy of Global Competency (Middle Academy) which opened for Years 9 and 10 students at Knox in Term 1.
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