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Collaborative learning strategies for teaching reading

National Book Development Council of Singapore

Saturday, 3 June 2017 from 10:00 to 13:00 (Singapore Standard Time Singapore Time)

Collaborative learning strategies for teaching reading

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Collaborative learning strategies for teaching reading 2 Jun 2017 $50.00 $2.50

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Synopsis
When children learn with each other, they receive many potential cognitive, social and emotional benefits. Unfortunately, too many students lack the skills and attitudes needed for encouraging peer interaction. Fortunately, school provides an excellent venue for students to acquire and practice collaborative skills and attitudes. This workshop explains collaborative learning principles and strategies in the context of reading instruction.

Aims
•Understand collaborative learning principles
•Consider how collaborative learning might facilitate reading instruction
•Enjoy the sample use of collaborative learning techniques in the teaching of reading
•Make plans for using collaborative learning in your own teaching of reading.

Outline
•What Is Collaborative Learning – 8 Collaborative Learning Principles
•Why Use Collaborative Learning
•Classroom Management for Collaborative Learning
•Collaborative Learning Strategies for Teaching Reading
•Obstacles Faced in Using Collaborative Learning

Trainer
Dr George Jacobs has taught collaborative learning to a wide variety of teachers in Singapore, from teachers of lower primary students to teachers of adults. Furthermore, he has written many articles and books on collaborative learning, reading and related topics. George serves on the boards of the International Association for the Study of Cooperation in Education and the Extensive Reading Foundation. Currently, he teaches at James Cook University, as well as helping the Book Council.

Cancellation of Workshop, Withdrawals & Substitution

The workshop can be cancelled or postponed two weeks before the workshop date if the minimum number of participants is not met. Participants will be fully refunded for workshops cancelled by us.

Participants who are unable to attend a workshop they have registered for are to inform us of the reason two weeks before the workshop date. They will be fully refunded in the event of extenuating and mitigating circumstances ( E.g. illness, bereavement, accidents) .

Those who inform us later than two weeks before the workshop date will receive a 50 % refund. Participants can also opt to attend another course at the same value within the same year.

Upon registration, you are deemed to have read and understood the cancellation, withdrawal and substitution policy and accept the terms contained therein.

Discounts

  • Kinokuniya Privilege card members can enjoy a 10% discount on all our courses.
  • ALAP’S BRING A FRIEND DISCOUNT: Enjoy a 10% discount on each ticket when you sign-up for two tickets in one purchase
  • ALAP’s THREE N MORE DISCOUNT: Form a group of three and more and enjoy a 15% discount on each ticket in one purchase

Please request ALAP staff for the discount code, before registering and paying for the workshops via Eventbrite.

Please register by 19 May 2017 for this workshop.

For enquiries, please contact ALAP staff:

Prema: 6848 8297
Judi: 6848 8295
E-mail: alap@bookcouncil.sg

Do you have questions about Collaborative learning strategies for teaching reading? Contact National Book Development Council of Singapore

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Classroom 211 YMCA Education Centre
One Orchard Road, Level 2
238824

Saturday, 3 June 2017 from 10:00 to 13:00 (Singapore Standard Time Singapore Time)


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National Book Development Council of Singapore

NBDCS is a non-profit organisation that promotes storytelling, reading, writing and publishing through a variety of interesting and innovative programmes.
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