Friday 9 Aug – What Makes An Effective Writer’s Workshop?

Presented by Deb Sukarna for Foundation to Year 6 Teachers

  • The importance of classroom practice reflecting current literacy research
  • Are ‘kids doing writing and expecting us to fix it’ or are we teaching kids how to be independent writers
  • Writers Notebooks – quality writing needs, quality thinking
  • Developing effective purposes for Writing
  • Organising Writers Workshop so we teach, rather than just manage
  • Organising a writing session – Foundation/Year 1, Year 2/6
  • The place of Conferences and Teaching groups
  • Establishing independent writing routines
  • Where does Grammar and Spelling fit in?
  • Making Writers Workshop enjoyable and manageable


Workshop Details


Heidelberg Golf Club

Main Road

Lower Plenty Vic 3093



Week Day Workshops: 9:15 am to 3:15 pm

Saturday Workshops: 10:00 am to 3:15 pm



$260 per person, or $240 per person (including GST) for two or more participants from the one school

(Cost includes morning tea, lunch and hand-outs)


Terms and Conditions

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