Catering for all intelligences and learning styles in the English Classroom

Ron Thomas
Director and Faciliator of Speak with Power
Turning on all the lights in the room! A smorgasbord of great ideas to cater for all intelligences and learning styles in your classroom. A highly interactive and fun e...
Target Audience
All secondary English Teachers and coordinators Curriculum Coordinators
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Learning Areas

Teaching Standards

General Description

• Catering for multiple intelligences
• How to develop multi- faceted presentations of learning tasks
• Making lessons more visual
• Increasing the use of oral work
• Introducing the tactile
• “Getting physical” - using Drama in English
• Using diverse assessment modes

Audience

All secondary English Teachers and coordinators
Curriculum Coordinators

Available Delivery Formats

Format Description

The learning objectives (using all the intelligences and catering to all learning styles) are mirrored in the practice. Participants need to move, interact, be verbal, interact with visuals and individually reflect.


This course contributes to 5.0 professional development hours.

Occurrences

There are no occurrences of Face to Face - Individual in Australia (NSW) at this time.

Sessions

The Intelligences and how to use them to teach the basics

1 hour and 40 minutes

Intelligences in action
What do mean by intelligences and learning styles
Intelligences resources in Manual and CD
General Ideas on using Intelligences
Building the Intelligences into the Curriculum 48 Grid
Kinesthetic Grammar Game
Audio/Visual Punctuation
Punctuation Kinesthetically
Using Visual Models to teach editing and writing improvement

Sophisticated ICT, oral and visual activities to engage all students

1 hour and 40 minutes

Visual Editing – using colour and projections PPT presentation
Exciting Orals: Interview/Quiz Discussion
ICT to enhance interpersonal skills and expand from the classroom Best practice models: Flat Connections/iEARN/PODCAST Notes/PPT
Using video to inspire poetic writing – ‘Where the Wild Roses Grow’ Using voice to enhance reading/poetry appreciation
Workshop: Poetry Ass/Under Milk Wood E-Zine – interpersonal projects
Character and era through expression WORKSHOP: Slang exercise

The power of pictures, performance and presentation to empower all

1 hour and 40 minutes

Visual storytelling: Storyboarding exercise
Performance to bring the best out of your students: Oral resources/Using multiple audiences
WORKSHOP – Poetry Slam
Presentations to enhance performance PPT – Jigsaw
Introducing Debating skills: Physical Representation
Using Drama in English: PPT
ACTIVITY – ‘Yes But … ‘ then ‘Convince Me’. Groups do one
PPT – Humorous Writing using Laban
The Power of the Diagram MANUAL/PPT
Diagrams TASKS
Neuro-Lingistic Progamming as an aid to learnming

What To Bring

A USB for resources

User Rating

5.0

Latest Reviews

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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.


About the team


Ron Thomas

Creator

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.