Unless otherwise stated, all sessions will be held at SPELD SA: 298 Portrush Road, Kensington.

You are advised to book early as courses with fewer than 15 enrolments two weeks prior to commencement may be cancelled.

Individual cancellations will attract a 20% fee. No refund is provided for cancellations within 2 weeks of the relevant workshop.

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SPELD SA Workshops


 

January 2018

  • Wed 10 - Sat 13: Sounds~Write: four-day conference (at SPELD SA)
  • Mon 15: Speld SA re-opens
  • Thurs 18 - Fri 19:Talk for Writing: two-day conference (at Immanuel College, Novar Gardens)
  • Mon 22: What SPELD SA Does (free session, no certificate) Cancelled

Term 1 (Click for more details)

February 2018

  • Sat 3: A 'hands-on' approach to the Jolly Phonics program (new workshop)
  • Wed 7: Dyslexia and other learning disorders: introductory seminar (Certificate Course)
  • Sat 10 (am): Jolly Phonics session 1: How to get started? (at Immanuel College, Novar Gardens)
  • Sat 10 (pm): Jolly Phonics session 2: So they know the sounds: what next? (at Immanuel College, Novar Gardens)
  • Mon 12: Phonemic Awareness: what it is and what you need to know (new workshop) [Cancelled]
  • Wed 14: Getting started as a SPELD SA tutor
  • Tues 20: Differentiating the curriculum for Upper Primary and High School Students - Reading Tasks
  • Sat 24 (am): Jolly Grammar session 3: Spelling Focus (at Immanuel College, Novar Gardens)
  • Sat 24 (pm): Jolly Grammar session 4: Grammar Focus (at Immanuel College, Novar Gardens)

March 2018

  • Thurs 1 (pm): Explicit teaching techniques for reading and spelling: whole class, small group, or one-to-one
  • Fri 2: The School Start Buddy and foundational literacy skills (new workshop) [Cancelled]
  • Sat 3: A hands-on approach to teching spelling rules (new workshop) [Cancelled]
  • Tues 6: Information evening for parents: Dyslexia - what it is and how to help (free session, no certificate)
  • Wed 7: Spelling - an X-ray view of words
  • Tues 13 (pm): Teaching a child (4, 5, and 6 years old) to read and write (free session, no certificate)
  • Wed 14: Developing essential blending skills
  • Sat 17 (am): Software Sampler - try before you buy!
  • Mon 19: Making independent writers of students with working memory problems [Cancelled]
  • Tues 27: Dyslexia: how to recognise and accommodate Junior Primary & Primary students in the classroom

April 2018

  • Mon 16 - Thurs 19: Sounds~Write: four-day conference (at Immanuel College, Novar Gardens)

Term 2 (Click for more details)

May 2018

  • Wed 2: Dyslexia and other learning disorders: introductory seminar (Certificate Course)
  • Wed 9: Getting started as a SPELD SA Tutor
  • Sat 12 (am): Jolly Phonics – Session 1: How to get started? (at the Village Well, Aldgate)
  • Sat 12  (pm): Jolly Phonics – Session 2: So they know the sounds:  What next? (at the Village Well, Aldgate)
  • Mon 14: Information Evening for Parents: Dyslexia – what it is and how to help (free session) (No Certificate)
  • Tues 15 (am): Teaching a child (4, 5 and 6 years old) to read and write (free session) (No Certificate)
  • Wed 16 (pm): What SPELD SA does (free session) (No Certificate)
  • Sat 19: How to teach Spelling Rules (New workshop)
  • Mon 21: Reading your Psychological Assessment (New workshop)
  • Thurs 24: Voice Input – Does it work? (New workshop)
  • Sat 26 (am): Jolly Grammar – Session 3: Spelling Focus (at the Village Well, Aldgate)
  • Sat 26 (pm): Jolly Grammar – Session 4: Grammar Focus (at the Village Well, Aldgate)

June 2018

  • Tues 5: Dyslexia: How to recognise and accommodate Junior Primary & Primary students in the classroom
  • Fri 8: Software Sampler Session: Try before you buy!
  • Tues 12: Differentiating the curriculum for Upper Primary and High School Students: Writing Tasks
  • Wed 13: Explicit teaching techniques for reading and spelling: whole class, small group or one to one
  • Wed 20: Planning Strategies for Students with Memory Difficulties

Term 3 (Click for more details)

July 2018

  • Wed 25: Differentiating the Curriculum for Upper Primary and High School Students: Reading Tasks
  • Sat 28 (am): Jolly Phonics – Session 1: How to get started? (at the Village Well, Aldgate)
  • Sat 28 (pm): Jolly Phonics – Session 2: So they know the sounds: What next? (at the Village Well, Aldgate)

August 2018

  • Wed 1: Dyslexia and other learning disorders: Introductory seminar (Certificate Course)
  • Sat 4 (am): Jolly Grammar – Session 3: Spelling Focus (at the Village Well, Aldgate)
  • Sat 4 (pm): Jolly Grammar – Session 4: Grammar Focus (at the Village Well, Aldgate)
  • Wed 8: Getting started as a SPELD SA tutor
  • Mon 13: Phonemic Awareness: What it is and what you need to know (New workshop)
  • Sat 18: Creative Literacy to support inclusion for those with dyslexia and other barriers to learning (Conference, at the Adelaide Convention Centre)
  • Mon 20: Information Evening for Parents: Dyslexia – what it is and how to help (free session) (No Certificate)
  • Tues 21: Explicit teaching techniques for reading and spelling: whole class, small group or one to one
  • Thurs 23: Developing Essential Blending Skills
  • Fri 24: Software Sampler Session: Try before you buy!
  • Tues 28 (am): Teaching a child (4, 5 and 6 years old) to read and write (free session) (No Certificate)
  • Wed 29: Inclusive Reading in the 21st Century

September 2018

  • Thurs 13: SPELD SA AGM
  • Mon 17: Making the most of PowerPoint

October 2018

  • Tues 2 - Fri 5: Sounds~Write: four-day conference (at SPELD SA)

Term 4 (Click for more details)

October 2018

  • Tues 16: Dyslexia and other learning disorders: Introductory seminar (Certificate Course)
  • Thurs 18: Explicit teaching techniques for reading and spelling: whole class, small group or one to one
  • Sat 20 (am): Jolly Phonics – Session 1: How to get started? (at the Village Well, Aldgate)
  • Sat 20 (pm): Jolly Phonics – Session 2: So they know the sounds: What next? (at the Village Well, Aldgate)
  • Mon 22: Making independent writers of students with working memory problems
  • Tues 23: Getting started as a SPELD SA tutor
  • Tues 30: Information Evening for Parents: Dyslexia – what it is and how to help (free session) (No Certificate)

November 2018

  • Sat 3: A ‘hands-on’ approach to Jolly Grammar 1 using the School Start Spelling Case (new workshop)
  • Mon 5: Differentiating the curriculum for Upper Primary and High School Students: Writing Tasks
  • Tues 6 (pm): Teaching a child (4, 5 and 6 years old) to read and write (free session) (No Certificate)
  • Mon 19: Dyslexia: How to recognise and accommodate Junior Primary & Primary students in the classroom
  • Thurs 29: Software Sampler Session: Try before you buy!

December 2018

  • Mon 3 (am): What SPELD SA does (free session, no certificate)
  • Thurs 20: SPELD SA closes for Christmas break

 

Term 1

January 2019

  • Tues 16: SPELD SA re-opens
  • Mon 21 (pm): What SPELD SA does (free session, no certificate)

February 2019

  • Tues 5: Supporting success in high school (No certificate)
  • Wed 6: Dyslexia and other learning disorders: Introductory seminar (Certificate Course)
  • Sat 9 (am): Jolly Phonics – Session 1: How to get started? (at SPELD SA)
  • Sat 9 (pm): Jolly Phonics – Session 2: So they know the sounds:  What next? (at SPELD SA)
  • Tues 12: Phonological awareness
  • Wed 13: Getting started as a SPELD SA tutor
  • Tues 19: Differentiating the Curriculum - Reading Tasks
  • Sat 23 (am): Jolly Grammar – Session 3: Spelling Focus (at the Village Well, Aldgate)     
  • Sat 23 (pm): Jolly Grammar – Session 4: Grammar Focus (at the Village Well, Aldgate)
  • Tues 26: Making Sense of Number
  • Wed 27: Explicit teaching techniques for reading and spelling: whole class, small group or one to one

March 2019

  • Sat 2: The Spelling Rules Program
  • Tues 5: Information Evening for Parents: Dyslexia – what it is and how to help (free session) (No Certificate)
  • Wed 6: Listening to your child read: how to make it more enjoyable and effective (No certificate)
  • Tues 12 (pm): Teaching a child (4, 5 and 6 years old) to read and write (free session) (No Certificate)
  • Wed 13: Developing Essential Blending Skills
  • Sat 16: Software Sampler Session: Try before you buy!
  • Mon 18: Making independent writers of students with working memory problems
  • Tues 19: Self-esteem and Resilience
  • Tues 26: Dyslexia: How to recognise and accommodate Junior Primary & Primary students in the classroom

April 2019

  • Tues 2: Number Operations are Fun
  • Tues 9: Handwriting through fun!

Term 2

May 2019

  • Wed 1: Dyslexia and other learning disorders: Introductory seminar (Certificate Course)
  • Tues 7: Getting started as a SPELD SA tutor
  • Sat 11 (am): Jolly Phonics – Session 1: How to get started? (at SPELD)
  • Sat 11 (pm): Jolly Phonics – Session 2: So they know the sounds: What next? (at SPELD)
  • Tues 14 (am): Teaching a child (4, 5 and 6 years old) to read and write (free session) (No Certificate)
  • Thurs 16 (pm): What SPELD SA does (free session, no certificate)
  • Tues 21: Information Evening for Parents: Dyslexia – what it is and how to help (free session) (No Certificate)
  • Thurs 23: Voice Input – Does it work? (New workshop)
  • Sat 25 (am): Jolly Grammar – Session 3: Spelling Focus (at the Village Well, Aldgate)
  • Sat 25 (pm): Jolly Grammar – Session 4: Grammar Focus (at the Village Well, Aldgate)

June 2019

  • Wed 5: Listening to your child read: how to make it more enjoyable and effective (No certificate)
  • Tues 4: Dyslexia: How to recognise and accommodate Junior Primary & Primary students in the classroom
  • Fri 7; Software Sampler Session: Try before you buy!
  • Tues 11: Differentiating the curriculum for Upper Primary and High School Students: Writing Tasks
  • Wed 12: Explicit teaching techniques for reading and spelling: whole class, small group or one to one
  • Tues 18: Sensory Integration – making sense of our bodies
  • Wed 19: Planning Strategies for Students with Memory Difficulties

Term 3

July 2019

  • Wed 10: Reading Comprehension
  • Wed 24: Differentiating the Curriculum for Upper Primary and High School Students: Reading Tasks
  • Sat 27 (am): Jolly Phonics – Session 1: How to get started? (at SPELD SA)
  • Sat 27 (pm): Jolly Phonics – Session 2: So they know the sounds: What next? (at SPELD SA)
  • Wed 31: Dyslexia and other learning disorders: Introductory seminar (Certificate Course)

August 2019

  • Sat 3: The Spelling Rules Program
  • Wed 7: Getting started as a SPELD SA tutor
  • Sat 10 (am): Jolly Grammar – Session 3: Spelling Focus (at the Village Well, Aldgate)
  • Sat 10 (pm): Jolly Grammar – Session 4: Grammar Focus (at the Village Well, Aldgate)
  • Tues 13: Phonological awareness
  • Mon 19: Information Evening for Parents: Dyslexia – what it is and how to help (free session) (No Certificate)
  • Tues 20: Explicit teaching techniques for reading and spelling: whole class, small group or one to one
  • Thurs 22 (pm): What SPELD SA does (free session) (No Certificate)
  • Fri 23: Software Sampler Session: Try before you buy!
  • Tues 27 (am): Teaching a child (4, 5 and 6 years old) to read and write (free session) (No Certificate)
  • Wed 28: Inclusive reading in the 21st Century

 September 2019

  • Tues 3: Supporting success in high school (No certificate)
  • Mon 16: Making the most of PowerPoint
  • Thurs 12: SPELD SA AGM

Term 4

October 2019

  • Tues 15: Dyslexia and other learning disorders: Introductory seminar (Certificate Course)
  • Wed 16: Explicit teaching techniques for reading and spelling: whole class, small group or one to one
  • Sat 19 (am): Jolly Phonics – Session 1: How to get started? (at SPELD)
  • Sat 19 (pm): Jolly Phonics – Session 2: So they know the sounds: What next? (at SPELD)
  • Mon 21: Making independent writers of students with working memory problems
  • Tues 22: Getting started as a SPELD SA tutor
  • Tues 29: Information Evening for Parents: Dyslexia – what it is and how to help (Free session, no certificate)

November 2019

  • Mon 4: Differentiating the curriculum for Upper Primary and High School Students: Writing Tasks
  • Tues 5 (pm): Teaching a child (4, 5 and 6 years old) to read and write (free session) (No Certificate)
  • Mon 18: Dyslexia: How to recognise and accommodate Junior Primary & Primary students in the classroom
  • Mon 25 (am): What SPELD SA does (free session) (No Certificate)
  • Thurs 28: Software Sampler Session: Try before you buy!

December 2019

  • Fri 20: SPELD SA closes for Christmas break

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