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RTI – Assessments for screening and monitoring literacy and numeracy

This 105 min session will cover assessments for screening and monitoring literacy and numeracy, the development and use of...
This 105 min session will cover assessments for screening and monitoring literacy and numeracy, the development and use of the WARs (Dr Robyn Wheldall and Dr Nicola Bell), Numeracy and Mathematics using the RTI Model (Dr Siobhan Merlo) Universal...
This 105 min session will cover assessments for screening and monitoring literacy and numeracy, the development and use of the WARs (Dr Robyn Wheldall and Dr Nicola Bell), Numeracy and Mathematics using the RTI Model (Dr Siobhan Merlo) Universal Screening with Dibels and setting SMART targets for students with learning difficulties (Julie Scali).
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Best Practice using an RTI (Response to Intervention) Framework

This course is split over 7 sessions of between 45 mins and 105 mins in length.Our keynote speaker, Dr...
This course is split over 7 sessions of between 45 mins and 105 mins in length.Our keynote speaker, Dr Anita Archer, will discuss explicit instruction in her presentation ‘The Magic is in the Instruction’.Julie Scali will present on the...
This course is split over 7 sessions of between 45 mins and 105 mins in length.Our keynote speaker, Dr Anita Archer, will discuss explicit instruction in her presentation ‘The Magic is in the Instruction’.Julie Scali will present on the Fundamentals of Response to Intervention.Karina Stocker will provide examples of how a school in Melbourne has successfully used MTSS models.Julie Sonnemann will present on ‘What the research says: How to embed small group tuition in schools?’Screening assessments and setting targets will be discussed with Dr Robyn Wheldall, Dr Nicola Bell, Dr Siobhan Merlo and Julie Scali).Emeritus Professor Louise Spear-Swerling will present on Identifying common types of reading difficulties.Alison Madelaine will present on designing Tier 3 interventions.
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Persuasive and Interpretive Text Construction

This session will focus on enhancing the development of written language in high school agedstudents across two expository genres...
This session will focus on enhancing the development of written language in high school agedstudents across two expository genres – persuasive and interpretative.Participants will learn about the macrostructure of different text types, so they can teach students theformulas for...
This session will focus on enhancing the development of written language in high school agedstudents across two expository genres – persuasive and interpretative.Participants will learn about the macrostructure of different text types, so they can teach students theformulas for writing these text types.Introduction (LAM) Lead in Answer the question Provide a MenuBody Paragraphs (TEXR) Topic sentence Explanation Example Round offConclusion (AML) Answer the question, Provide a Menu, Lead out Participants will also be introduced to the microstructures of each written genre.Within the two expository genres, the focus will be on a variety of language devices used to deliverimagery, power, specificity, emphasis, emotion and persuasion with the inclusion of: repetition word choice rhetorical questions call to action point of view figurative language personification alliteration
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From Observation to Referral: Navigating Dyslexia Assessments with Confidence

Stewart D'Silva is a Registered Psychologist. In this session, he empowers participants with the knowledge and confidence to navigate...
Stewart D'Silva is a Registered Psychologist. In this session, he empowers participants with the knowledge and confidence to navigate dyslexia assessment seamlessly. In this engaging presentation, Stewart sheds light on the essential steps that precede a referral to a...
Stewart D'Silva is a Registered Psychologist. In this session, he empowers participants with the knowledge and confidence to navigate dyslexia assessment seamlessly. In this engaging presentation, Stewart sheds light on the essential steps that precede a referral to a psychologist. These steps ensure that the necessary evidence is gathered through careful observation and screening assessments, all within the framework of Response to Intervention (RTI). His insights also address the crucial questions educators should consider before initiating a diagnostic assessment.
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