Inspiring strategies to revitalise junior English

Ron Thomas
Director and Faciliator of Speak with Power
Add an arsenal of new strategies for English? Transform the learning environment? Go deeper than ever gone before? Not only enjoy, understand but create great poetry?
Target Audience
English teachers years 5 - 10. Any teachers wanting to increase the breadth of their skills or who are looking to refresh their pedagogy

Learning Areas

General Description

The crème-de-la crème of English lessons.
All these strategies have been trialled in all types of classes – from the best to the worst. All are matched to the appropriate Curriculum standards
• Great ways to make the basics memorable.
• Sure-fire writing tasks that will have students producing their best-ever pieces.
• Multi-level lessons that engage all learners.
• Strategies to make poetry teaching a breeze.
• Extension activities that really stretch.
• Visual approaches that make learning stick
• Oral work that makes learning fun and challenging
• Using Drama to enhance learning and increase motivation
• Engaging with the real world to ensure quality
• ICT based lessons that are really worthwhile


English teachers years 5 – 10. Any teachers wanting to increase the breadth of their skills or who are looking to refresh their pedagogy

Available Delivery Formats

Format Description

Course Access - This course is available 24/7. Begin the course when it suits you. After completing the course you will still have ongoing access to review content.

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Teaching Standards
1.1.2 Proficient Level – Physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics of students
1.2.2 Proficient Level – Understand how students learn
1.5.2 Proficient Level – Differentiate teaching to meet the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities
Are you in NSW? If so, this is relevant for you
Completing this course will contribute 6 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing 1.1.2, 1.2.2 & 1.5.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

This course contributes to 6.0 professional development hours.


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About the team

Ron Thomas


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.