Intervention Strategies (Reading & Writing)

Teaching reading and writing to the hard to teach or struggling students.


Intervention Strategies (Reading & Writing) is a practical full-day webinar for support teachers, classroom teachers and school officers working with struggling readers & writers. Whether supporting small groups or individuals, this professional learning provides essential strategies to promote engagement, assist and accelerate learning.

Topics to be addressed in this webinar include:

  • How the Science of Reading relates to struggling readers and writers
    • Teaching for reciprocity
      • What is it?
      • Why do it?
      • When and How to do it?
  • The Reading Process (skills and knowledge to):
    • decode words
    • comprehend ideas
  • Pedagogy overviews:
    • Identifying relevant learning intentions; crafting clear success criteria
    • Modelled and Shared Reading and how these should be used with struggling readers
    • Modelled and Joint Construction and how these should be used with struggling writers
  • Focused teaching approaches:
    • Guided Reading & Guided Writing
    • Structured Reading & Interactive Writing
    • Modified Reading Recovery (accelerating small groups)
  • Strategies for teaching fluency
  • Strategies for engaging reluctant readers and writers
  • Focused feedback

You will receive:

  • webinar notes

Should you attend?

This webinar is suitable for Teachers of years 2-6, intervention teachers and support personnel working with struggling readers and/or writers.

Camera and microphone

To promote optimal learning for all participants, this webinar is interactive. All attendees are required to have their CAMERAs AND MICROPHONEs TURNED ON AT ALL TIMES DURING THE WEBINAR and BE SEATED AT A KEYBOARD to use the ‘chat box’ feature when required. Failure to adhere may result in removal from the webinar room. To ensure fluid interaction, NO MORE THAN TWO PEOPLE PER DEVICE IS PERMITTED.


$195 + GST (Limited places are available so please register early.)


See our webinar calendar for dates and times.