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Comprehension (K-3) (5451)


What is comprehension? How do we facilitate our student learning to enable comprehension to occur? How do we model and teach for comprehension? Christine Topfer will answer these questions and more. She will give participants ideas and strategies to use in classrooms.


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Event Sessions

Please note that this event is for ACT Education and Training Directorate Staff only.


Enrolment Closing Date: 18/09/2020
The closing date for enrolments for this event has passed.
This event comprises the following session(s). You will automatically be enrolled in all of them:
Session TitleStart DateEnd DateStart TimeEnd TimeVenuePresenter
Comprehension (K-3)20/07/202018/09/20208:00 AM8:00 AMGoogle Classroom - An invitation will be emailed to allow access to the Google Classroom. Christine is a past ALEA National Vice President and a former Assistant Principal in Tasmania. Christine has worked as a school leader, literacy coach and early years teacher. She has published journal articles, contributed to publications, co-authored two books ‘Supporting Literacy Learning in the Early Years’, and ‘Guiding Thinking for Effective Spelling’. Christine has been working in ACT public schools over the past 3 years in the Early Years Literacy Project and leading workshops on Supporting Striving Adolescent Readers and Writers.

Event Fees

ACT Education and Training Directorate Staff:$30.00

Non-Departmental Staff: N/A

Contact Details

Please contact the following if you require any more details about this event.
Contact Name: Kelly Booker
Phone: 62076598

Event Target

Sectors: Early Childhood School,Preschool,Primary
Groups: Classroom Teacher,Deputy Principal,Executive Teacher,Principal
Specialisation: There are no target specialisations defined for this event.

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