The Teaching of Literacy Skills with a Focus on Writing

The Teaching of Literacy Skills with a Focus on Writing

Type of Event Training
Date of Event 2020-10-30 18:00:00 ~ 21:00:00 (Friday) 18:00-21:00
Location Centro de Treinamento Desenvolvimento Profissional de Professores de Macau (Address: Rua do Campo No.78, China Construction Commercial Building, Andar 1)
Registration description From now until 2020/10/19
Audience Secondary English Teachers
Quota 45
Fee Free
Performer Professor Ieong Sao Leng (Sylvia)
Organization Centre of Educational Resources, Education and Youth Affairs Bureau
Producer Centre of Educational Resources, Education and Youth Affairs Bureau
Language English
Information 83959141 (Ms. Lai)
Goal In line with the goals set in “Senior Secondary English Curriculum Guide - BAA Basic Academic Attainments: 1. Enhance teachers’ understanding of the importance of effective writing skills for students’ success and well-being; 2. Engage teachers in developing (in-person or virtual) a repertoire of teaching/learning materials and activities with a focus on writing; 3. Boost teachers’ motivation, both extrinsically and intrinsically; 4. Help teachers use a variety of ways to assess students’ writing (formative and summative)
Message This training is to be conducted in the form of presentations of basic principles, combined with Questions & Answers, workshops and group activities focusing on writing. Topics include: 1. The importance of effective writing for students’ success and well-being and motivation; 2. The relationship between intensive/ extensive reading and good writing, with examples; 3. Types of writing, and the use of exemplars; 4. Creative writing; 5. Formative and Summative Assessment of Student Writing; 6. Peer assessment and Self-assessment of Student Writing; 7. Any topics raised by teachers.

Content provider: Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (DSEJ)

Last modified: 2020-09-28 11:27

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