Training and Professional Development

Lucia Smith from Pelican Talk runs training in a variety of topics.  She also runs training previously run by Love and Reilly.

Participants in Lucia's sessions receive easy-to-follow information that can be easily put into practice. Most sessions come with loads of free resources.

An underlying theme in Lucia's training is to have participants experience what it is like to have a speech, language or literacy difficulty.  Only in truly understanding our children, can we know what will assist them in their learning.

 WORKSHOP ANNOUNCED: 

MELBOURNE 23rd MARCH 2018.  SCROLL DOWN FOR DETAILS!

" ORAL LANGUAGE

Words, Sentences, Stories"

Oral language is intimately linked to academic and social development.
How can we make sure that we are targeting it in our classrooms - particularly with the kids who need it most? 
This workshop will equip you with a sound knowledge of oral language along with practical strategies to help words, sentences and stories flourish.  Plus you receive lots of juicy resources to take away. 

WHEN:   23rd March 2018,   9.00am – 3.30 pm

WHERE:  University of Melbourne (Hawthorn Campus) 442 Auburn Rd. Hawthorn, Victoria.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Teachers, speech pathologists, inclusion support assistants

COSTS:   EARLY BIRD:  $220 Register and pay by Feb 26th 2018   

 REGULAR:   $250 Register by March 13th 2018

PRESENTER: Lucia Smith Speech Pathologist and author of Alien Talk

EACH PARTICIPANT RECEIVES THE FOLLOWING RESOURCES: 

THE STORY TALK PROGRAM by Love and Reilly (RRP $53)

THE ALIEN TALK PROGRAM on USB flashdrive * by Pelican Talk (RRP $62) *Excludes Alien Talk cards and the Sentence Spaceship - these can be added at Checkout

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES on USB flashdrive

THE TRAINING COVERS:

*The Importance of Oral Language and its link to academic learning, literacy and social development

*Practical ways to foster vocabulary development in the early years through to late primary

*Exploring simple sentences (using the Alien Talk program)

*Promoting the use and understanding of complex sentences

*Using the Story Grammar structure to promote cohesive, meaningful narratives

*Using the Story Grammar structure to promote reading comprehension

*Recognising oral language difficulties

LUNCH AND MORNING TEA IS PROVIDED.   

ALSO INCLUDED:  WORKSHOP NOTES, A CERTIFICATE and FREE RESOURCES

Register below and pay via Credit Card or PayPal. A Tax Invoice will be sent to you after checkout.

Schools may register by emailing or faxing a purchase order. 

Fax:  03 90184460 

Email:  lucia@pelicantalk.com 

NUMBERS LIMITED TO 25. 

Please note that all of our workshops can be run for specific schools or clusters on request. 

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