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Looking For A Small Group Instructional Practice To Get Your Beginning Readers or EAL Students Started With Reading?

Why This Course?

This online course is for you if:

  • your students are building their understanding of how written English works (Concepts About Print).
  • your students need opportunities to develop their oral language in order to improve their written language.
  • you are looking for ways to model the connection between speaking, listening, writing and reading to your students.
  • your students would benefit from seeing their spoken words translated into writing that they can then learn to read back.

In this self-paced mini course, I team up with fellow literacy consultant Mardi Gorman to talk full-strength Language Experience Approach (reading).

We look at why this approach is an effective instructional practice to support new EAL students as well as beginning readers. We also look at the history of the approach and step you through the structure of a lesson. We finish off by watching an example of this approach in an Australian classroom. 

What you'll learn in this course

The what, why and how of full-strength Language Experience Approach.

The history and research base of Language Experience Approach.

Practical strategies for implementing this approach with your students.

Click here to sign up to this Language Experience Approach mini-course

What's inside the course?

In this course I've teamed up with fellow literacy consultant Mardi Gorman to explore all things full-strength Language Experience Approach (Reading).

Over the course of 1 hour (broken into bite-sized lessons) we explore everything you need to know to implement the full-strength version of this practice in your classroom. You'll have access to all of these lessons as soon as you sign up and keep access for 6 months from your purchase date :

  • Lesson 1: Module overview
  • Lesson 2: Underpinnings of L.E.A
  • Lesson 3: Why L.E.A.?
  • Lesson 4: Structure of the Lesson (Part 1)
  • Lesson 5: Structure of the Lesson (Part 2)
  • Lesson 6: Structure of the Lesson (Part 3)
  • Lesson 7: Text Examples
  • Lesson 8: Final Tips

You'll also be able to download a participation certificate once you've completed the course.

Course feedback


“Easy to navigate and user friendly; good length; quality explanation and instruction; relevant examples; value for money.”


"I really loved the references to the evidence based best practices, sharing the history of the practices and then the really practical way how we can take the information straight back into our classrooms. It was so relevant to what I am wanting to implement and improve on with my own teaching." 


"The course was well structured and covered the content is small snippets. It was great to see the examples for each section."

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All the details:

What: This is a self-paced online course. It includes pre-recorded videos and downloadable resources. 

When: You'll have access to all the lessons as soon as you sign up and keep your access for 6 months from the date of purchase.

Price: $70AUD + GST ($77 total) per person. If you'd like to enquire about large group discounts (or pay in another currency) please email [email protected]

Time: 1.0 hour total

The good part: 5% of all profits from Oz Lit Teacher courses go to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation

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Engaging professional development that you can access anytime, any time, from any device.

You'll have access to the course for 6-months so you can revisit the videos and resources as many times as you like in that time.

The course is accessible via desktop or laptop and even through the Kajabi app on your tablet or phone. (Which means you can listen to the lessons while out walking the dog.)