VCE Literature Exam Revision Day

Presented by: Glen Pearsall


Event Information: 6 PD Hours 

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This workshop is specifically designed for Year 12 Literature teachers who want to explore new and engaging ways to approach the teaching of revision. Following on from Glen’s highly acclaimed workshop “Engaging Strategies for Teaching Senior Literature,” this seminar will explore a host of practical strategies for reviewing the year’s work and improving exam results.

Participants will:

  • Map out ways to pathways for moving ‘B’ responses into the ‘A/A+’ range.
  • Take part in proofing and revision games designed exclusively for the Literature class room.
  • Examine A+ model exam responses.
  • Model engaging activities for consolidating learning.
  • Discuss how new scientific research on the brain can help make the revision process easier.
  • Explore engaging ways to help students master writing timed close analysis responses and addressing the views and values of the texts in an exam situation.
  • Learn specific strategies for reducing the correction workload as students head toward their final assessments.

Event Details:

 

Friday 6th September, 2019

  9.30am - 3.30pm (Reg. from 8.30am)
 

Karstens Conference Centre
123 Queen Street, Melbourne 

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Target Audience: VCE Literature Teachers.

  $299.00 + GST

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About the Presenter

Glen Pearsall is a leading secondary school teacher and an acclaimed presenter of professional development for classroom teachers across Australia. Glen has a particular interest in the development of young teachers and has also developed and delivered a program of renewal for mid-career teachers. His expertise is in high quality instructional practice, and the development of classroom cultures based on sound pedagogy and educational research. He has been a board member of the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority, and has worked as a research fellow at the Australian Youth Research Centre. He is also the author of the highly acclaimed “And Gladly Teach”, an inspirational and practical book on creating supportive and cooperative classrooms.

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