Ron Thomas



Member since
23/07/2015

Ron Thomas

Director and Faciliator of Speak with Power

Australia wide Facilitator and Key note speaker for various Teacher Training providers in the Australian Curriculum, English, Writing, Drama and Debating.
Facilitator for G.A.T.E.WAYS gifted and talented students programs nationwide. Author of ‘Engaging Students in Drama’ Phoenix Education. Workshop presenter for VATE and Drama Victoria. My business runs seminars in Public Speaking, Leadership and Debating skills for students. I also run in school seminars for staff in the above plus English in the Australian Curriculum. Published Feature writer and poet.

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Engaging Students in Secondary Drama
by Christine Murray on 30/06/2017

A small group but there was plenty of practical, interactive activities that can be taken back and applied to my teaching.

Engaging Students in Secondary Drama
by Nicola Read on 30/06/2017

Organised and well-structured presentation. Lots of resources incorporated and good information and ideas from Ron and the other participants.

Engaging Students in Secondary Drama
by Sarah Kelly on 30/06/2017

Well paced with relevant material. Lots of resources, good activities that would work for junior drama.

Engaging Students in Secondary Drama
by Courtney Wilcock on 30/06/2017

Insightful and engaging. Great ideas to engage reluctant drama students.

Catering for all intelligences and learning styles in the English Classroom
30/03/2017

Hands on experience! I really appreciate the opportunity to think like a student and experience the activities that I would instruct my students to do.

Catering for all intelligences and learning styles in the English Classroom
30/03/2017

The content was helpful, engaging and focused on the practical which is what we needed/wanted.

Catering for all intelligences and learning styles in the English Classroom
30/03/2017

Interactive and engaging, practical and relevant to teaching practices. Insightful strategies and challenging concepts that can be used in the classroom.

Catering for all intelligences and learning styles in the English Classroom
30/03/2017

The most useful PD I’ve done – practical and applicable – grounded in theory but not ponderously so information I can use right away!

Catering for all intelligences and learning styles in the English Classroom
30/03/2017

Ron Thomas was a great presenter. Effective and practical/innovative ways of teaching creative writing and various text types in English Curriculum. Highly engaging and fun.

Catering for all intelligences and learning styles in the English Classroom
by Sarah Kelly on 30/03/2017

Well paced, varied, practical activities. Enriching personally and professionally. Thorough overview of how to incorporate different intelligence in teaching English to all stages.

Catering for all intelligences and learning styles in the English Classroom
by Susan Brown on 30/03/2017

Lots of hand-on activities – very enjoyable. Small group size was great resources given , set up email list for us to share resources.

Catering for all intelligences and learning styles in the English Classroom
by Christie Hills on 30/03/2017

It was extremely valuable to have activities to take back and try in the classroom. An inspiring and thought provoking course.

Challenging the Brightest Students across the Curriculum
by Leza Wheeler on 29/03/2017

A lot of information and useful tools that can be used straight away in class.

Challenging the Brightest Students across the Curriculum
29/03/2017

Great presenter, intro, ideas, communication and resources.

Challenging the Brightest Students across the Curriculum
by Valentina Radivojevic on 29/03/2017

Fantastic course.Lots of resources and examples. Interactive and engaging presentation.

Challenging the Brightest Students across the Curriculum
29/03/2017

Very useful strategies especially for creative writing.

Challenging the Brightest Students across the Curriculum
29/03/2017

The course was presented clearly and the content was highly useful. I would have like to learn more about identifies and traits of gifted students.

Achieving Debating Success
28/03/2017

A good overview of all aspects.

Achieving Debating Success
by Amy Wilde on 28/03/2017

A great variety of teaching strategies used by Ron and he has aided us by providing resources as well.

Achieving Debating Success
by Janaya Fenech on 28/03/2017

Fantastic engagement, information and activities.I learned a lot.