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A Day with Linnea Ehri and Friends

We invite you to spend a day with Professor Linnea Ehri and friends! We are absolutely thrilled to have...
We invite you to spend a day with Professor Linnea Ehri and friends! We are absolutely thrilled to have the oportunity to bring Linnea, to Australian shores for these two carefully curated events. We look forward to seeing you for...
We invite you to spend a day with Professor Linnea Ehri and friends! We are absolutely thrilled to have the oportunity to bring Linnea, to Australian shores for these two carefully curated events. We look forward to seeing you for these exciting events in Melbourne and Sydney, each of which will feature a panel session with Professor Ehri and a Trade Show featuring a Decodable Reader Expo. For more details, see below, or to book, please select your preferred location: Click here to book for Melbourne Click here to book for Sydney For more information on the Melbourne event click here. For more information on the Sydney event click here. ***Please note that to prevent missing out on information, we request that when registering, you provide an email address that does not end in .gov.au or .edu.au so our emails to these addresses are often caught as spam and not delivered. Thank you for your assistance. Click here to download and share our online flyer. For a printable version, please click here. Ticket Pricing Early Bird (This price will be available until the end of August.) LDA Member $180 Non-member $230 Normal Price LDA Member $200 Non-member $250 *Please note this pricing is for each event, not both. Professor Ehri will make the same presentation at both events. Melbourne Learning to recognise words: Research into Practice LDA is hosting a major professional learning conference in Melbourne on Sunday 23 October, celebrating the visit of Professor Linnea Ehri. Professor Ehri will provide a keynote address summarising her theoretical insights into how children develop proficient word recognition skills. A second keynote address, by Dr Jennifer Buckingham, will give insights into the process of advocating for effective literacy teaching in Australian classrooms. The other presenters during the day, all experienced teachers and school leaders, will provide a range of perspectives on how to support schools in the task of ensuring that all students are given the best possible chance to become readers and writers. The conference will end with a Q&A panel allowing participants and presenters to interact and share ideas. Speakers SpeakerTopicProfessor Linnea Ehri - KeynoteOrthographic Mapping and Phases of Development in the Acquisition of Sight Word Reading, Spelling Memory, and Vocabulary Learning: Guides to Instruction.Dr Jennifer BuckinghamEffective, evidence-based reading instruction for every learner.Dr Nathaniel SwainLearning words on every level: Effective instruction for building students’ orthographic, grammatical, and disciplinary knowledge.Emina McLeanDefining excellence and equity in early reading instruction.Jocelyn SeamerConnecting hearts and minds: helping teachers to make the shift to structured literacy. Venue The Capitol, Swanston St, Melbourne (map) Parking and Transport Commercial parking is available in Little Collins St. The Capitol is located a short walk from Flinders St Station. Date Sunday, 23rd October 2022 Time 9:00am (for a 9:30am start) to 5pm Catering Morning tea and lunch will be provided. Back to top Sydney Learning to recognise words: Cutting edge research LDA will be joined by the  Macquarie University Centre for Reading (MQCR) in presenting a unique professional learning event on Tuesday 25 October, celebrating the visit of Professor Linnea Ehri. The speakers will offer participants insight into current research into how children learn to recognise words. Professor Ehri, recipient of LDA's Eminent Researcher Award, will provide a keynote address summarising her theoretical insights into how children develop proficient word recognition skills. A second keynote address, by Professor Anne Castles, will introduce some of the major reading-related research in which she has been involved, both in Australia and internationally. The other presenters during the day, all highly-respected researchers associated with MQRC, will share the evidence they have recently published on how children learn to recognise words - evidence that can translate directly into the effective teaching of reading and spelling. The day will end with a Q&A panel that will allow conference participants to interact with all the presenters. Spaces are limited for this event - register early. Speakers SpeakerTopicProfessor Linnea Ehri - KeynoteOrthographic Mapping and Phases of Development in the Acquisition of Sight Word Reading, Spelling Memory, and Vocabulary Learning: Guides to Instruction.Dr Danielle ColenbranderWhat research tells us about teaching irregular wordsProfessor Anne CastlesJoining the dots and looking aheadDr Signy WegenerThe oral vocabulary-reading linkLyndall MurrayThe process of learning to read new regular and irregular words Venue Sydney Masonic Centre, 66 Goulburn Street, Sydney (map) Parking and Transport Commercial parking is available opposite the venue. The Sydney Masonic Centre is located a short walk from Museum Station. Date Tuesday, 25th October 2022 Time 9am (for a 9:30am start) to 4.30pm Catering Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea will be provided. Back to top Trade Show Includes: Melbourne Spelfabet Sydney Back to top
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