14 - 16 July 2021

NZATE Conference 2021

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NZATE Conference 2021

14 - 16 July 2021

Workshop schedule

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Anneke Smit

Connections and Writing

What do the following have in common: Half Hanged Mary, The Crucible & Gloriavale: A Woman’s place?  Explore a thematic start to the year that builds on literary theory and creative writing.  Take the time and space to complete some creative writing of your own and feel more confident about literary theories being applied to different texts.

A2.03
Jo Emeney, Ros AliNew Zealand Poetry as a Second or Additional Language
This workshop will endeavour to help colleagues to navigate NZ poetry with second language students - as well as those students for whom poetry seems entirely unconnected to their lives.
P3.01
Tamasyn ClareBias in Teaching and Critical Thinking
This workshop is designed to help us start to question ourselves and our own beliefs and how these beliefs infiltrate our teaching to the detriment of critical thinking.

P3.02

(Full)

Terry Locke and Derek Shafer

Critical Literacy in Theory and Practice

In this workshop we offer participants:
• An overview of critical literacy
• An opportunity to explore the role of critical literacy in the development of an English teacher’s professional identity.
• Some practice in applying its approach across multimodal texts, with examples of learning strategies for engaging students.• Some specific applications of critical literacy in the context of NCEA standards.

P3.03

(Full)

Torie JohnsDemystifying unfamiliar text - a new approach to teaching unfamiliar text at Level 1 and 2.
A new approach to teaching unfamiliar text at Level 1 and 2 based on practical classroom experience and reflections on it.

P3.04

(Full)

Richard BrownePortraying Parihaka: a Cross-curricular Project
Examining Aotearoa's past innovatively with a senior English lens. An example of how important events in our history can be incorporated into the study of language and literature.

A2.04

(Full)

Bronwyn DaviesWrite It Together
This workshop is for those who are keen to set up a Writers Club at their school. I will share ideas for writing workshops and publication of student work.
P4.01

David Schaumann

Henry Collette

Shae McLean

Nigel Mitchell

Isaac Thomas

Reflections on the NCEA Level One Pilot
Panel Discussion: Reflections on the NCEA Level One Pilot from representatives from some of the pilot schools. We will share what we have learnt and offer insights

Theatre

(Full)

Jimmy Bowens

ED PERF 1: assessment for Learning with Education Perfect

Creating personalised modules for online reading and writing with EP. Education Perfect is not just about grammar, but can be applied to all aspects of the curriculum.

P4.02
Jane Dewar and Subject Expert GroupThe Writing Process
Ways to think more closely about the writing process and how it might be incorporated into a programme, as a precursor to the new writing standard

P4.03

(Full)

Nicola AllelyDebating in the classroom
Debating is an under-utilized tool in the classroom. It's a way of allowing every voice to be heard, as well as providing an opportunity to share ideas and understanding in a non-written form. This presentation is designed for those who wish to begin to incorporate debate into their practice
P4.04
Kirsten ShawQ and A with the National Moderator
This is an opportunity to ask the moderator all those tricky questions about internal assessment and marking.
A1.03

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Terry LockeEnglish teaching going forward
This panel offers an opportunity for current or recent secondary, pre-service subject English educators to share their views on the above topic.
Theatre
Mimi TranCultural Inclusiveness
Discussing the importance of obtaining and sustaining cultural inclusiveness within the classroom, incorporating a selection of texts that explore and celebrate NZ / NZ diversity and overall cultural inclusiveness

P3.01

(Full)

Marko AdzievskiFUNfamiliar Text
Strategies and suggestions for making Unfamiliar Text more engaging through the use of popular media and a concept-based approach to teaching it.

P3.02

(Full)

   
Phillipa WintleCritical Listening
This workshop focuses on the Achievement Standard “respond critically to significant aspects of visual and/oral texts” and specifically how to explore oral texts. This workshop investigates the experience of critical analysis of 'heard' language features, unpacks task design and explores student exemplars.

A2.03

(Full)

Sue McDowallWhat do Year 9 bring from Primary English experience?
This presentation explores findings from the 2019 National Monitoring Study of Student Achievement of Year 8 students and their teachers in the English learning area.

P3.04

(Full)

Nigel Mitchell and Henry ColletteOpportunities presented by the new English Assessment Materials
A workshop looking at the opportunities offered by the new English assessment materials. We'll cover some of the key issues such as course design, Mātauranga Māori in English and be there to answer questions.

A2.04

(Full)

Chris WaughGrammar for Writing
"Grammar for Writing" is a pedagogy based on the explicit study of grammar as a tool to enable better writing. Delegates will be taken through a programme applied to dystopia, satire or persuasion exemplifying language study in a rich generic context.

P4.01

(Full)

Sue de LatourCreate Awesome Frustration Free Resources with Powerpoint
Banish Word/Docs, and discover the joy of PowerPoint to create resources. Learn to resize your page to A4, add visual pizazz, nail hyperlinking, lock pages to keep them safe, upload to Google, sort out your digital classroom...and, if time...we'll look at the brilliance of Google Sheets too!
P4.02
Stephanie TupaeaEffective Teaching of Writing at Years 9 and 10
I offer researched findings and resources on the effective teaching of writing and language through digital means. What can we do to support engagement, retention and authentic learning of writing?

P4.03

(Full)

Kathy RyanThings Fall Apart
This is a unit of work that I developed for Year 13 about post-colonial literature, that allows students to connect with a wide range of literature, both long and short texts, from different ethnicities.

P4.04

(Full)

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Elizabeth Kirkby-McLeodLit - An Anthology of NZ short stories for English teaching
This is a panel featuring authors from a new anthology in discussion with the editor, about the short story form. It will focus on the skills needed for writing in this genre, the features, benefits and problems of the form.
Theatre
Rachel MortimerEnglish Texts in partnership with Treaty of Waitangi principles
This workshop outlines the useful nature of feeding collaboration between different subject areas. We look at the different skill sets needed to help unpack the socioeconomic, spiritual, and cultural ideas in the rich New Zealand visual text of Waru.

P3.01

(Full)

Ginny PattersonPsychopaths, Sociopaths and other cool people
Linking in the psychological aspects of theory and how to apply them to wider texts. Allowing students to become a character's shrink and enable the students to diagnose a character's behaviour.

P3.02

(Full)

Erika JenkinsPersonalised Learning
The presentation will outline how agency, collective efficacy (staff) and learning guide principles are used at Ormiston, in an ILE environment, to promote personalised learning. 
P3.04
Rod OramExplaining the challenge of Climate Change
This hour is an opportunity to share examples of the arts empowering action on the climate crisis and other manifestations of humanity’s deep unsustainability; and an opportunity to discuss how we can weave them into our teaching.
P4.01
Simon FergusonGreater than the Sum
An approach to the writing portfolio that explicitly unpacks the writing process and, when respected by students, leads to a package of writing where the whole is greater than the sums of its parts.

P4.02

(Full)

Keinan NgapoMaking education educational from a Maori Perspective
Looks at the importance of the diverse learning needs of Maori students and also acknowledging different teaching methodology. What benefits Maori students and their learning benefits all.

A1.04

(Full)

Glenn ColquhounTeaching of creative writing in NZ high schools
A workshop discussing some approaches to the teaching of creative writing in NZ high schools. It will look both at theoretical and practical aspects of teaching writing from the perspectives of a writer and an educator.

P4.03

(Full)

Mark Edgecombe and Subject Expert GroupEnglish As Language
As a learning area, English puts the spotlight on language as well as literature.This workshop will consider how to put the spotlight on language - pure language! - within English programmes, and will have ramifications for how we incorporate the new Achievement Standard 1.1 within our Level 1 programmes.

A2.03

(Full)

Jodine HardwickeUsing storytelling and connection as a way to engage the disengaged
This workshop will look at how to create an environment that is truly authentic; one in which Ākonga feel safe to reflect on their own literature journeys and share their history.

P4.04

(Full)

Kirsten ShawQ and A with the National Moderator
This is an opportunity to ask the moderator all those tricky questions about internal assessment and marking.
A1.03

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Sian EvansInto the Woods
Literary theory and delving deeper into literary analysis

Theatre

(Full)

Nigel Mitchell and Henry ColletteOpportunities presented by the new English Assessment Materials
A workshop looking at the opportunities offered by the new English assessment materials. We'll cover some of the key issues such as course design, Mātauranga Māori in English and be there to answer questions.

A2.03

(Full)

Tessa HopeTeaching Feminism in an English classroom context
How I teach Feminist texts and contexts with Year 12 and 13 students in a co-ed school. I will share unit plans, texts and strategies I use with these year levels, as well as exploring how students respond to this content.

P3.01

(Full)

Kary and PhilThe Slings and Arrows of Running an English Department - Adding to your Management Kete
Kary Boudreau and Phil Douglas will share strategies that they have used to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of managing an English department.

P3.02

(Full)

Bridget HansenCollaborative Teaching in ILE
An introduction to a collaborative learning pedagogy in a purpose built ILE in the junior school. We are learning a lot about what makes collaborative learning work (and not) and I would also be interested in hearing what other people are doing in ILEs.
P4.01
Cameron LaceyConstructing subject English: A History
In this session, we will explore the key movements, curricula, policies and people who have, between the 19th and 21st centuries, shaped the way we construct English today. Through telling the history of our subject, this presentation will shed light on why our subject looks and feels the way it does in 2020.
P3.03
Jimmy BowensED PERF 2: assessment for Learning with Education Perfect
Setting up secure, engaging and informative online assessments.
P3.04
Rachel Holland

How to form meaningful connections for preteaching, student engagement, and looking beyond the text
This workshop will focus on three popular texts and give options for how to approach these from sociological, psychological, political, artistic, cultural perspectives. I will use The Handmaid's Tale, Parasite, and potentially a high L1/ or L2 text.

P4.02

(Full)

Brendan BoughenSingle-Panel Storytelling: Communicating through Cartoons
In this workshop, you will get an introduction to the process of producing single-panel cartoons, the key elements of a good cartoon, how you can use cartoons to enhance presentations and guidance from a professional cartoonist on working with students who show interest in cartooning.
P4.03
Irene Andersen and Jennifer Glenn

Simply Lit

This workshop looks at practical approaches to secondary literacy,  focusing on applications across the learning areas.

A2.04

Ramon Narayon, Ken ArkindAction Education: Navigating New Voices
This experiential workshop will begin with spoken word performance and then introduce you to tools, activities and resources that you can use in the classroom. We will also navigate you through some of the barriers and pitfalls and provide you with a best practice guide to curate creativity and get the most from your students.
A1.03

Register for Conference Workshops

Only those who are registered for the conference may register for Conference Workshops. Workshop registration is password protected. If you are registered for the conference, the password will be emailed to you. If you have not received your password or are unsure if you have registered for the conference, please contact the conference convenor.

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Pre-conference reception at Auckland University

The Auckland University English department are hosting any conference delegates and friends to drinks and nibbles on Tuesday evening. If you will be in town by then, please join us for a fun and informative evening. You are welcome to bring friends and colleagues who are not attending the conference,