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.

Event Details:


Thursday 31st October, 2019

  9.30am - 3.30pm (Reg. from 8.30am)

Saxons Training Facilities 
Level 6, 500 Collins Street, 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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