Successful Learning Conference 2011

Professional Learning Major Events - 2011 Archive

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UNIVERSAL ACCESS FOR LEARNING AND BEHAVIOUR SUPPORT

Monday 27 & Tuesday 28 June 2011
New Law School Building, The University of Sydney, Camperdown Campus

This annual conference focuses on issues and developments in the provision of quality education for students K–12 who experience difficulties learning in a mainstream classroom setting. Areas addressed will include literacy and numeracy, accountability and assessment, behaviour management and social skills instruction. Participants may attend this conference as a stand-alone event, or as part of the Certificate in Educational Studies (Learning Support).

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Selected papers and presentations from this and previous years' Successful Learning Conferences can be found on our Resources pages.

primary school-aged girl in class

Monday 27 June
8.15 Registration (tea and coffee provided)
9.00 Acknowledgment of Country. Opening: Lindsey Napier, USYD

9.20

Keynote address:

POSITIVE BEHAVIOR SUPPORT AND RESPONSE-TO-INTERVENTION: OUTCOMES, DATA, PRACTICES AND SYSTEMS | Professor George Sugai, Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut

10.30 Morning Tea

11.00

Concurrent feature presentations:

ANXIETY AND ADOLESCENT LANGUAGE LEARNING DISABILITIES | Mandy Brent, Consultant Speech Pathologist

READING FLUENCY: PLANNING INSTRUCTION FOR STRUGGLING READERS | Sarah McDonagh, Charles Sturt University

SCHOOLWIDE POSITIVE BEHAVIOUR SUPPORT (SWPBS) AND TEACHER EFFICACY | Louise O'Kelly, DOE TAS

12.00

Concurrent workshops:

PERSUASIVE GENRE: EXPLICIT SCAFFOLDS FOR THINKING AND WRITING | Gail Brown, Designed Learning & Jann Price, Lakemba Public School

NUMBER SENSE: WHAT IS IT? CAN WE TEST IT? CAN WE TEACH IT? WHY IS IT IMPORTANT? | Lynelle Campbell, Richard Johnson Anglican School

STRATEGIES FOR INCORPORATING DIGITAL LITERACY IN THE 21ST CENTURY CLASSROOM | Stephen Cordwell, CEO Sydney

TALKING TO LEARN DVD AND CD ROM PACKAGE | Christine Moulds, Sue Miller & Linda Gerard, NSW DEC

THINKING OUTSIDE THE WHAT THE...?: MEASURING SUCCESS WITHIN A BEHAVIOURAL SCHOOL SETTING | Robert Patruno, Verona School

1.00 Lunch

1.45

Concurrent feature presentations:

TECHNOLOGY-ENHANCED SOCIAL SKILLS INSTRUCTION | Terry Cumming, UNSW

UNIVERSAL DESIGN FOR LEARNING TOWARD SUCCESSFUL LEARNING FOR ALL STUDENTS | Tracey Hall, CAST

SCHOOLWIDE POSITIVE BEHAVIOUR SUPPORT (SWPBS) AND TEACHER EFFICACY | Louise O'Kelly, DOE TAS

2.45

Concurrent workshops:

CONNECTING CONCEPTS FOR STRUGGLING STUDENTS IN MATHEMATICS K–8 | Anita Chin, Consultant

REFLECTIVE TEACHING FOR EFFECTIVE CLASSROOMS: THE CORT PROGRAM IN THE DIOCESE OF LISMORE | Narelle Edmonds & Samantha Donoghue, St Joseph's Primary School

DIVERSE NEEDS AND MOBILE DEVICES | Cate Joseph, Paula O'Hara & Angelina Pantaleo, CEO Sydney

POSITIVE BEHAVIOUR FOR LEARNING: UNIVERSAL, TARGETED AND CLASSROOM APPLICATIONS | Phillip Whitefield, NSW DEC; Janene Cook & Amanda Barrett, Rosemeadow Public School

3.45 Close
Tuesday 28 June
8.15 Registration (tea and coffee provided)

9.00

Concurrent feature presentations:

SUPPORTING MATHEMATICS DEVELOPMENT: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE LEARNING TEACHER AND PRACTICE IN THE CLASSROOM | David Evans, USYD

MULTIDISCIPLINARY COLLABORATIVE LITERACY ASSESSMENT: GETTING EVERYONE ON THE SAME PAGE | Jacqueline Roberts, Sally Huck, Christine Lau & Antionette Hodge, NSW Centre for Effective Reading

SUPPORTING ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT WITH EFFECTIVE BEHAVIOUR MANAGEMENT | George Sugai, University of Connecticut

10.00

Concurrent workshops:

TEACHING VOCABULARY: HOW MANY TIMES SHOULD I PRESENT EACH WORD?! | Gail Brown, Designed Learning; Jo Fitzgibbon, Lakes Grammar & Alison Broughton, Bowen Public School

USING VIDEO SELF-MODELLING TO SUPPORT POSITIVE SOCIAL BEHAVIOURS FOR STUDENTS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS | Danielle Coonan, Guildford West Public School

STRATEGIES FOR FACILITATING EFFECTIVE INCLUSION IN MAINSTREAM SCHOOLS | Vivienne Hayle, Mary Mackillop College

TEACHING ALL STUDENTS TO READ | Criss Moore & Janey Walker, NSW DEC

THE SEVEN ELEMENTS OF EXPECTATION AND SUPPORTING MAINSTREAM SETTINGS: 'BIGGER THAN A BULLY' OUTREACH PROGRAM | Robert Petruno, Verona School

11.00 Morning Tea

11.30

Concurrent workshops:

DRAMA PROMOTING SOCIAL SKILLS AND VOCABULARY IN STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS | Hilton Egan, NSW DEC

TEACHING INFERENCING SKILLS IS EASY | Raymond Hope & Melinda Urban, NSW DEC

MINDFUL MANAGEMENT: A RESTORATIVE APPROACH TO WELFARE AND DISCIPLINE | Vicki Kable, Marist Youth Care

SUPPORTING LEARNING: A DATA / PRACTICES / SYSTEMS APPROACH | Phillip McNabb & Priscilla LeGuier, NSW DEC

12.30 Lunch
1.15 Update: Gerry Gray, CEC NSW

1.35

Keynote address:

APPLYING THE PRINCIPLES OF UNIVERSAL DESIGN FOR LEARNING TOWARD SUCCESSFUL LEARNING FOR ALL STUDENTS | Dr Tracey Hall, Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST)

2.45

Concurrent feature presentations:

ANXIETY AND ADOLESCENT LANGUAGE LEARNING DISABILITIES | Mandy Brent, Consultant Speech Pathologist

SUPPORTING MATHEMATICS DEVELOPMENT: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE LEARNING TEACHER AND PRACTICE IN THE CLASSROOM | David Evans, USYD

READING FLUENCY: PLANNING INSTRUCTION FOR STRUGGLING READERS | Sarah McDonagh, Charles Sturt University

3.45 Close
Fees & Registration Individual Group Register online
Conference 2 days (Mon 27 & Tue 28 June) $460 $440 CLOSED
Conference 1 day (Mon 27 or Tue 28 June) $240 $220 CLOSED
Certificate in Educational Studies (Learning Support)
(Fee includes two-day conference + five Thursday evening workshops)
$1010 $965 CLOSED

Fees per person, GST inclusive. Group rates apply to two or more registrations from the same school or organisation.

Convenor/Academic Coordinator
Associate Professor David Evans

Enquiries
Anita Hancock | T: 02 9036 6523 (Mon– Wed) | E: anita.hancock@sydney.edu.au

Teenage boy in computer class

Board of Studies, Teaching & Educational Standards (previously NSW Institute of Teachers) Registered Professional Development
Attending both days of this conference is approved as 11 hours Institute Registered Continuing Professional Development for maintenance of accreditation at Professional Competence. Scope of endorsement: Five years for all Elements of the Professional Teaching Standards. NSWIT Course Code C08169. Please provide your 6-digit Institute Number when you register if relevant.