What educators are saying about our workshops…
The speakers were really engaging. I loved learning about something new. It was really eye opening and I am excited to implement my new knowledge in the classroom. Being given notes is awesome. Thanks. I would recommend.
Workshop was excellent-touched on lots of interesting topics- thank you for the handouts which I will read later. Wonderful presenters.
Engaging presenters, lots of helpful and practical tips. Appreciated the strategies I could imp;lement. Thank you for the snacks and cups too.
Alex and Leanne were passionate about the topic which in turn makes us engaged.
I loved that the topics covered and information expressed was applicable to all students not just those with special needs. It’s a whole class approach too! Very practical!
This was one of the best training sessions I have been through. Alex was amazing. I really liked that most situations shared an example. The detailed notes were a help so I could listen and not have to write.
Full of information and examples, scenarios and ideas to take away. Talk time at the end of the session was good to be able to discuss different strategies.
I liked the theory behind ABA. We use it at our centre so it was great to learn the behind the scenes.
I liked the way the professional learning was presented with strategies to support behaviours.
The professional learning provided great coverage of ABA, antecedent interventions & reinforcement and good use of examples to reinforce concepts that are practical to use in the classroom.
Clear and to the point. Relatable to school environment. Do-able.
Very well presented. Working in a group at the end to discuss the case studies and practise information learnt.
This professional learning was a good refresher of the Positive Behaviour Support topic I completed at Flinders Uni a few years ago.
I liked the examples during the slideshow. Breakdown of behaviour management strategies used now and overtime and how they have/ haven’t worked.
Easy to use strategies and apps/websites Lots of them we already have in our ‘back-garden’.
Blew my mind!
This made reading accessible for our senior students who are leaving school
Introduction to current technologies very useful, especially in relation to text to speak for learning disabled/ ESOL students. Great timesaver.
Informative and relevant.
Informative. Practical. Modern and relevant to today’s learners.
Informative. Practical ideas for students with learning disabilities.
Most apps/ ideas etc. were free and easily accessible.
Great knowledge over all types of devices.
Practical demonstration of tools available.
I liked going through the apps etc. with Jim rather than alone. Playing with the C pen.
I liked the group discussions.
The strategies were clearly set out and identified and explained thoroughly.
The overview was useful.
Ideas for tackling tricky behaviour presented well. Knowledgeable presenters. Nice mix of chalk and talk followed by group discussion.
I enjoyed the opportunity to collaborate with other teachers and professionals as it allowed us to discuss strategies to use in different scenarios and offered different perspectives.
I liked hearing that using reinforcers is not frowned upon-have used in my own class but hearing the positive is good.
Knowledgable presenters. Easy strategies to implement. Practical advice.
Relevant. Insightful. Useful strategies.
I liked the detailed break up of information and the practical examples.
I liked having a focus on behaviour and having leaders speaking with specific training/experience and knowledge outside of just teaching/ education. Easy to listen to engage with, follow along, understand and relate to.
Feeling empowered by learning more to help my kids and other special needs kids.
Great suggestions, practical and realistic.
The presenters were very knowledgeable.
I liked hearing stories and sharing info.
Alex was very informative.
Seemed quite relevant to the work we do. Good information. Very useful.
I learned strategies that I can put into practice immediately with the students I work with. Clear voices and presenters easy to understand. Group activity was so useful.
It has given me a better understanding of positive reinforcement.
Interesting and useful information that can be easily implemented in the classroom environment.
Very relevant to classroom/school context. Achievable implementations and strategies- lots of options.
Very clear and directed to the learning environment.
Very relevant, interesting and well presented.
Refresher on types of data collection and how to collect data, meeting others and learning from them.
Easy to understand, made me think about my learners and how to help them better.
I learnt really useful. easy ways to collect data. Good examples.
Easy to follow information about different data collection methods and goal setting.
Pitched well. practical. Can implement immediately. Real life situations provided.
Awesome! I liked the data collection strategies. Thanks.
Practical skills that I can use myself and give to colleagues.
I liked discussing the evidence behind data collection and exposure to the different data collection tools.
I liked the different ways to identify language and speech issues.
Relevant useful information. Ideas we could take away and implement immediately.
Relevant to our everyday issues with speech and language in the classroom.
The presenters were engaging and well versed in their field. The information was relevant to my job role.
The practical suggestions for classroom application. Good information into teh research/ science/ evidence behind the way we teach.
So much new information and professional knowledge for me.
I liked the various activities on how to develop speech and language skills. The instructions were clear and concise.
Very informative and provided lots of useful strategies.
I liked the practical examples that can be used in the classroom.
I liked the strategies that I can use that are easy to understand. Very informative.
Informative, useful, clear and well presented.
I liked understanding the ‘behaviours’ behind the behaviour.
Alex was a wealth of information. Her talk was well ordered and informative. I liked how Leanne has kept me informed with information via email. I liked the format of the notes-glad it’s not a powerpoint presentation- makes it easy to understand.
I liked the useful practical strategies that were provided. The trainers were well researched and had thorough explanations which would help explain the reasons for strategies in real world situations.
I loved the variety of the behaviour/ consequence/ reinforcement framework. Very informative.
This workshop challenged me to look more deeply into kids’ motivations.
It was great to have three presenters.
Engaging and useful. It was relevant.
I liked the wide variety of strategies that were provided in simple terms that can easily be taken back to the classroom.