Archives: Past Webinars

  • Language skills are foundational to enable students to successfully transfer their thoughts and ideas into written form. Writing skills are essential for students to access the curriculum. They are an important form of communication and allow students to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of curriculum topics. This webinar aims to discuss the important link between language and the writing process, and will provide…

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  • What if the biggest challenge for students in learning mathematics was that they just do not understand the words and meanings that are being used to convey maths concepts?  Mathematics has its own language that includes distinct terminology, syntax and symbols.  Students can have difficulty understanding the language of maths because…

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  • Students with a Language Disorder are often provided with a high level of support throughout their schooling years. An unintended outcome of this, is that they may develop a dependency on support from others to begin or attempt classroom tasks. Whilst cognition and motivation are widely identified to be key determinants of student…

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  • Higher order language comprises of a range of skills such as inferencing, predicting, reasoning, identifying cause and effect, and problem solving. As the name suggests, these skills go beyond the basics such as vocabulary and syntax. These skills are required for students to successfully participate in academic and social…

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  • Social skills are a set of abilities and behaviours that facilitate appropriate and reciprocal interaction and communication with others. Social skills are a complex and multifaceted set of skills, including conversations, reading body language and facial expressions, solving social problems, and play. This webinar will primarily focus on building…

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  • Narrative language is an important aspect of early oral language development. Narrative or story telling allows students to orally discuss their thoughts and experiences while developing an understanding of higher-level language and theory of mind (knowing that others can think and feel differently). The ability to produce spoken narratives…

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  • Gross motor skills are fundamental to childhood development as they underpin functional activities, play and social interactions. Therefore, any difficulties with these specific motor skills can have impacts across a range of areas in the classroom. This webinar will explore motor skill development and recommend specific strategies to support…

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  • Emotional regulation is the ability to monitor and manage one’s emotions and thoughts in ways that have positive outcomes. Dysregulation can impair cognitive processes like working memory and can disrupt learning activities or negatively impact peer relationships. Supporting students’ regulation can therefore positively influence social and academic success.   Caregivers…

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  • Reading comprehension is an essential classroom and life skill that allows students to access curriculum content and learn new vocabulary, as well as fostering imagination. In order to comprehend written information, students require a solid foundation in oral language comprehension, as well as the skills of word recognition and…

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  • Vocabulary is the understanding and use of words. Having a strong vocabulary bank is essential for students to access the curriculum. Vocabulary is important for making connections and following instructions in the classroom. It is also a foundational skill for future success in literacy. This webinar aims to discuss…

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  • Throughout the school day, students spend roughly 25% of their day in transitions. Transitions can be complex as they require students to adjust to new expectations and surroundings, follow complex instructions, navigate the school environment, organise their belongings and adapt and cope with change. This webinar will focuses on…

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  • The Universal Design for Learning aims to remove barriers for students who experience difficulties in the classroom, providing equal opportunity to learn and succeed for all. The use of advancing technologies supports students to engage and demonstrate their knowledge within their classroom setting whilst continuing to develop their independence….

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  • Webinar ESS: Reducing Barriers to Understanding Classroom Directions in the Kindy Classroom When you’ve finished watching our webinar please click the button “Webinar ESS: Reducing Barriers to Understanding Classroom Directions in the Kindy Classroom Complete” this will launch the feedback survey and generate your attendance certificate.  Early Childhood Educator…

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  • This webinar will support you to understand the reciprocal relationship between language and literacy skills. They are both essential for accessing the curriculum and supporting students with difficulties. Understanding of these skills and the implementation of strategies in these areas can play a pivotal role in helping these students…

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