Moving Forward with Structured Literacy Practice

A great day for those considering the transition to Structured Literacy. ‚Äč


  • Waikato / 3rd November (registrations opening soon)
  • Auckland / 4th November  (registrations opening soon)
  • KeriKeri / 5th November  (registrations opening soon)
  • New Plymouth / 9th November (registrations opening soon)
  • Bay of Plenty / 12th November (registrations opening soon)
  • Christchurch / 18th November (registrations opening soon)

Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Investment: $195+ gst per person

Join the Learning MATTERS team as they walk you through the Science of Reading and the elements and principles of Structured Literacy. They will share with you the approach being implemented in more than 200 schools nationwide that is making a difference to so many students.

Suitable for classroom teachers RTLB, RTLits, Specialist Teachers across year levels, Teacher Aides, current iDeaL users and Homeschoolers working with students of all ages for people interested in learning more about current evidence based systematic literacy instruction.

Learn about:

  • Review of the reading brain - Deepen your understanding of WHY Structured Literacy is suitable for ALL brains
  • Orthographic Mapping - What is it and why it matters to teach in a way that assists students bank words in their sight word banks 
  • From Assessment - Identifying diagnostic needs - starting points on the scope and sequence for teaching spelling - develop an understanding of how this  works effectively on the  iDeaL platform.  
  • Explicit Instruction - Teaching in a way that ensures our students get it. Observe quality explicit instruction during a systematic spelling session 
  • Spelling into Reading - what does this look like 

Participants will walk away with:

  • an example lesson sequence for spelling and reading (using decodable texts)
  • increased knowledge
  • an understanding of what explicit looks like in a structured literacy lesson
  • a workbook full of gems
  • the opportunity to sign up to the iDeaL Online Platform your one stop Structured Literacy shop for an annual fee of only $249.

PLEASE NOTE:  Should Covid-19 alert level changes impact our ability to deliver face to face full day workshops these will be delivered remotely on the date scheduled across three 1.5 hour blocks.  No refunds will be given.

Registrations Opening Soon

Be a Host School and Receive Two FREE Registrations!

If you are in one of the locations above, perhaps you would like to host
Learning MATTERS and all attendees.

For more information regarding what this looks like please contact us 

All of our previously held webinars are available on demand!


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