Teacher Development Workshops


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Free workshops are available without the free gift of the phonics games. For paid workshops one set of the games is given away as free.

Special workshops will be conducted for teachers in Hyderabad from 1.00 pm to 5.00 pm on weekdays. Schools can register for the workshop and choose a date that fits in with their school calendar. Registration fee per school will be Rs. 750. Schools can send two teachers for the workshop. If more teachers are to be trained, a token fee of Rs. 100 per person will be charged. Schools will get Phonics Games Series A (priced at Rs. 550) for free. Series B, C and D will be made available at a discounted price.

Special concessions will be considered for schools that cannot afford to pay for the workshop. Sponsors will be contacted on behalf of the schools.

For teachers of Hyderabad the workshops will be conducted face-to-face and for others the workshops will be conducted through webinars.

Choose the date for the workshop and contact me.

The plan given below is half-a-day workshops. But the workshop can be extended for two days if the schools and teachers can spare that time. For schools outside Hyderabad workshops will be conducted through webinars.


Goal of the workshop 

The workshop will 

- help the primary teachers use the programme they are using at present in a better and efficient manner 

- help the teachers understand ways of developing reading skills of the children and enable them to become independent readers 

- help the teachers understand the concepts of the phonics method of teaching 

- help the teachers learn how to use story books for doing  oral work and as a supplementary to phonics teaching 

- provide an opportunity for  the teachers to use flash cards  and participate in peer teaching 

- divide the teachers into groups and ask them to play the phonics games and gain first hand knowledge of how this experience can help their children learn better.

Key Resource Person 

Dr. Ranganayaki Srinivas, ESL specialist 

Brief Bio Of The Resource Person

Ranganayaki Srinivas, an ESL specialist, worked with H. M. Patel Institute of English Training & Research, Gujarat, teaching the M. A. ELT and M.Phil.ELT students. She has trained thousands of teachers, produced course materials, school textbooks, Learn English Through Radio programmes and Teach English Through TV programmes. She conducts webinars for teachers. More information about her is available athttp://www.google.com/profiles/rangoo#about

She has developed a set of phonics games based on an idea by Greta Jackson, a British expert in the teaching of reading. The phonics games provide systematic practice based on the phonics method. The games help the children learn while they play cooperatively and get personally involved in the learning process. More information about the phonics games are available at http://www.quickquiz.info.

Free workshops are available for deserving schools. Please contact me and introduce yourself. 

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