Wednesday, 14 August 2013

Using Drama with Literature to Enhance Children's Literacy

Contact: Jennie Amos, ALEA Tas South
E: jennie.amos@education.tas.gov.au

Location: Glenorchy
Date of Event: 26 August          RSVP: 21 August

Intended Audience: All teachers

Prof Robyn Ewing will present a very practical workshop on Using Drama with Quality Literature to Enhance Children's Literacy.

During this session, Robyn will explore how embedding a range of drama strategies in the English and literacy curriculum can enhance students' literacy outcomes.

Robyn Ewing is Professor of Teacher Education and the Arts, Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney. She is passionate about quality teaching and learning at all levels of education and the role the Arts should play in learning. She works alongside other educators in transforming their professional practices. In the area of English and literacy, her work has focused on the use of drama and quality literature to enhance students' literacy outcomes.

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