'Billy Elliot' - Module C -Texts and Society

Barbara Stanners
My focus is developing rich teaching and learning resource materials for Secondary English teachers to use in the classroom.
This course will provide resources and strategies for teaching ‘Billy Elliot’ as a Module C 'Exploring Transitions' text.
Target Audience
New & experienced teachers teaching the 'Exploring Transitions' elective wanting to expand their understanding of what 'venturing into new worlds' means. The workshop offers detailed focus on 'Billy Elliot' as well as conceptual links between the prescribed text and suitable related texts. include the study of 'Billy Elliot' and related texts. Varied classroom approaches and resources will also be examined.
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Learning Areas

Teaching Standards

General Description

This workshop offers a detailed film analysis of ‘Billy Elliot’ and how it portrays transitional experiences ‘into new phases of life’ and the growth and changed attitudes and understanding that can result. T & L strategies and resources will be examined.

Audience

New & experienced teachers teaching the ‘Exploring Transitions’ elective wanting to expand their understanding of what ‘venturing into new worlds’ means. The workshop offers detailed focus on ‘Billy Elliot’ as well as conceptual links between the prescribed text and suitable related texts. include the study of ‘Billy Elliot’ and related texts. Varied classroom approaches and resources will also be examined.

Available Delivery Formats

This course contributes to 5.0 professional development hours.

Occurrences

Start Date Location Availability Price    
01/08/2017 Sth Western Sydney Places available $329 + GST Enrol Now

Sessions

Module/Elective Basics

1 hour and 30 minutes

Clarifying the syllabus directions for ‘Into the Wild’ and how they can be used to teach the elective in an engaging way for students.
(Course Booklet and PPT)

Deconstructing

2 hours

Close examination of the text both as ‘film’ and as an ‘Exploring Transitions’ text. The film’s textual integrity as well as required knowledge and understanding skills required by students will be discussed. Filmic techniques and key scene analysis will be addressed via the workshop booklet and media presentation.

Related Texts and response skills

1 hour and 30 minutes

Evaluation of the various teaching and learning methods that can be used to develop student interpretation and response skills. Student exemplars as well as comments from the marking centre will be used to inform discussion and resource sharing.
(Course Booklet and handouts)

What To Bring

Participants are STRONGLY advised to bring a USB and/or laptop to the workshop.
Writing paper is also advised as many teachers prefer to take notes and not write in their course booklet.
Participants are encouraged to bring copies of effective resources (handout or digital)to maximise professional development of the day.

User Rating

4.9

Latest Reviews

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'Billy Elliot' - Module C -Texts and Society
by Kylie Witchard on 15/09/2016

Awesome and engaging.

'Billy Elliot' - Module C -Texts and Society
15/09/2016

A great presentation with detailed notes and information on how to teach Billy Elliot.

'Billy Elliot' - Module C -Texts and Society
15/09/2016

Very well presented. Comprehensive and practical.

'Billy Elliot' - Module C -Texts and Society
by Brunella Pagano on 15/09/2016

Outstanding resources, presentation and teaching and learning tips that actually work in the classroom.

'Billy Elliot' - Module C -Texts and Society
by Lucinda Dalleywater on 15/09/2016

What an insightful presentation! Thank you!

'Billy Elliot' - Module C -Texts and Society
by Michael McCallum on 15/09/2016

Fantastic! Covered everything.

'Billy Elliot' - Module C -Texts and Society
by Josephine Camilleri on 15/09/2016

Barbara is always a wealth of knowledge with practical strategies to take back to the classroom.

'Billy Elliot' - Module C -Texts and Society
15/09/2016

Barbara is always friendly and the course is relevant for teaching. Excellent resources and great breakdown of text for teachers. Good teaching tools.

'Billy Elliot' - Module C -Texts and Society
15/09/2016

This course was absolutely worthwhile and relevant. Very impressive. Consolidated and extended my understanding of the text and module.

23/08/2013

Fantastic resources, very practical and great ideas for teaching. Re-mystified the module.

23/08/2013

Great content – focused & relevant. Some great ideas & direction. Thanks!

Stuart McKerihan
by Stuart McKerihan on 23/08/2013

It was very well presented, with excellent resources and collaboration.

Meg Clarke
by Meg Clarke on 23/08/2013

Very practical and useful. A great map of where I need to head in this unit.

23/08/2013

Clearly presented. Useful resources.

07/12/2012

Brilliant – an outstanding course – Barbara is so generous with her original resources and an engaging presenter

07/12/2012

Invigorating! The networking and professional conversations were also very helpful. Thank you so much Barbara – this was great

07/12/2012

Well worth the travel. Lots of resources and explanation of direction for approach concepts in the text / module

07/12/2012

Very informative – covered most (if not all) aspects of the module. Great examples

by Natalie Sinclair on 07/12/2012

Fantastic – practical and resourceful. I will definitely be able to use this in my class

07/12/2012

The course was very comprehensive with many good and useful resources and concepts that are class practical


About the team


Barbara Stanners

Creator

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.