Barbara Stanners



Member since
03/04/2009

Barbara Stanners

My focus is developing rich teaching and learning resource materials for Secondary English teachers to use in the classroom.

Barbara has been English KLA co-ordinator at Richmond H.S. and Bede Polding College, Windsor South. She has extensive teaching and training experience with Junior and Senior Secondary English courses as well as Certificates in Mentoring and Professional Leadership. Over thirty Teacher Resource Textbooks have been published over the past fifteen years.
Developing resources for all Stage 6 English courses, remains a particular area of interest and expertise.

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Mastering Discovery Creative Writing
by Cassandra Attard on 28/09/2017

Barbara is always fantastic and today we received a lot of information and resources that were very helpful and useful.

Mastering Discovery Creative Writing
28/09/2017

Barbara is wonderful, engaging and amazing. Her presentation is engaging and makes you feel valued.

Mastering Discovery Creative Writing
by Lucinda Solomko on 28/09/2017

Barbara, you are amazing! Any English teacher of worth needs to learn from you.

Mastering Discovery Creative Writing
28/09/2017

Relevant, varied resources and sequencing. Clear and engaging presentation.

Mastering Discovery Creative Writing
by Sharon Bresler on 28/09/2017

I really liked the way resources were not only presented but usefully discussed how these could be used. So well broken down into manageably sensible, teachable parts. The presenter was also a really good and reassuring listener.

Mastering Discovery Creative Writing
28/09/2017

Barbara’s wealth of knowledge was phenomenal. I gained a lot of insight into how to more effectively prepare my students for this task (section 2).

Mastering Discovery Creative Writing
27/09/2017

Well-presented with practical resources that will be easy to implement. Engaging activities.

Mastering Discovery Creative Writing
27/09/2017

Informative and engaging presentation. Relevant resources. Barbara was willing to listen to our own personal challenges and address them.

Discovery AOS and 'The Tempest'
by Colleen Fliegner on 27/09/2017

Great resources and discussion.

Discovery AOS and 'The Tempest'
by Cassandra Attard on 27/09/2017

Barbara is amazing – she goes into so much depth and detail without making you feel overwhelmed. She is also very generous with her resources. Her ability to allow for discussion and conversation was very helpful for all teachers at different teaching stages.

Discovery AOS and 'The Tempest'
27/09/2017

Excellent resources. Increased my understanding of an unfamiliar topic greatly.

Discovery AOS and 'The Tempest'
by Caroline Horton on 27/09/2017
Standard - Distinctively Visual - 'The Shoe-Horn Sonata'
by Sarah Hilder on 04/07/2017

Small group. Lots of meaningful discussions. Aimed at our discussed needs. Barbara gave us so many resources and so much help.

Standard - Distinctively Visual - 'The Shoe-Horn Sonata'
04/07/2017

All components covered, prescribed and related. Barbara is very supportive.

Standard - Distinctively Visual - 'The Shoe-Horn Sonata'
04/07/2017

Barbara was amazing! So knowledgeable and very generous in sharing all her resources and experience.

Advanced Module B - 'Hamlet'
03/07/2017

Engaging and well presented. The presenter is well-informed. Great teaching strategies resources.

Advanced Module B - 'Hamlet'
by David Welch on 03/07/2017

Very useful content. Very enjoyable and beneficial presentation. An excellent day!

Advanced Module B - 'Hamlet'
by fadia abousaleh on 03/07/2017

Well prepared and presented in detail strategies/ideas explored for classroom practice. Insight into student engagement with text and assessment.

Advanced Module B - 'Hamlet'
03/07/2017

Useful teaching strategies and resources to use in the classroom to assist the students' learning.

Advanced Module B - 'Hamlet'
03/07/2017

So informative and very generous with great resources.