Professional Learning - 3 March - Peeking Into Picture Books

Picture books can be complex creatures! Come along for a day of fun and insight as as our Education Officer, Sacha Burbridge, unravels the writing and illustrating process behind picture books. The day will focus on creative writing, visual literacy and the construction of picture books. You will leave with so many ideas on how to inspire, teach and construct picture books in your classroom.

Friday 3 March 2017 9.30am - 3.00pm Gate opens at 9.00am for browsing in bookshop.

Cost: $160 per person (inc GST). Lunch included.

Suitable: Teachers of all levels. Links to the Western Australian Curriculum:

Literature (Examining Literature) and Literacy (Interpreting, Analysing, Evaluating; Creating Texts) 

For information or to book, please phone 08 9430 6869 or email info@thelitcentre.org.au with your name, school, contact details and year level of your students.

As our feedback indicates below, Professional Learning sessions at TLC are an important date on any teacher's calendar! 

"A very valuable day. So many practical ideas which can be used at all levels. Fun and worthwhile."

"Once again, I have attended a PD at The Literature Centre and found the day informative, inspiring and rewarding. I can't wait to get back to school to explore some of the ideas presented. The presenter's enthusiasm is contagious and her knowledge inspiring. A most enjoyable and rewarding day." 

"Huge knowledge of the books presented and available. It is great being made aware of picture books for upper and middle years – not just the general or lower years."

"So great to be immersed in the world of picture story books presented by informed, passionate educators. So much to take away from the day. Inspired to go even more deeply than I do now with picture story books with my students. This has changed my view (and practice) again for the better. Thank you."

"Thank you. Great day, lots of ideas and different ways of looking at familiar works. Thank you for sharing your passion and making events at the centre always unique."

"Approachable staff, very organised, extremely knowledgeable and passionate staff."

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