Brilliant strategies and ideas to engage and develop our Year 7 to 10 English classes

Presented by: Ron Thomas

Event Information: 6 PD Hours 

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The crème-de-la crème of English lessons.

All these strategies have been trialled in all types of classes – from the best to the worst. All are matched to the appropriate Curriculum standards.

Great ways to make the basics memorable.

Sure-fire writing tasks that will have students producing their best-ever pieces.

Multi-level lessons that engage all learners.

Strategies to make poetry teaching a breeze.

Extension activities that really stretch.

Visual approaches that make learning stick.

Oral work that makes learning fun and challenging.

Using Drama to enhance learning and increase motivation.

Engaging with the real world to ensure quality.

ICT based lessons that are really worthwhile.


** Please bring either a USB or laptop to this event. Resources will be provided electronically.

Event Details:


Thursday 20th June, 2019

  9.30am - 3.30pm (Reg. from 8.30am)

Double Tree by Hilton
270 Flinders St, Melbourne

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Target Audience: Year 7-10 English Teachers.

  $279.00 + GST

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About the Presenter

Ron Thomas has been teaching Junior English for over 30 years from remedial to Gifted and Talented - and still does. He has delivered Professional Development for English teachers for a decade in all states of Australia and at VATE, Pearson and Critical Agendas Conferences. He is a published poet, Feature Writer, Travel Writer and author of a Drama Textbook. His Drama background makes for scintillating English classes and workshops. A Gold Level Toastmaster, he brings Public Speaking skills to English teaching. Ron’s seminars are highly interactive and you’ll walk away with a swag of immediately useful resources for your classes.

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