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Session Number:
G20
Time:
10:30am - 12:00pm
Room Number:
PE261
Speaker:
Sigmund Brouwer
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Curriculum Focus:

Grade Level:
DIV II, DIV III,
Title:
Getting Past the Pain of the PAT
Topic:
Author Sigmund Brouwer shares tips and advice on how to compliment what you are already doing in the classroom to help your students prepare for the PAT.
Summary:
Along with your classroom instruction, the session's practical writing tips and the take-away outlines for any successful story or essay, your students can have extra confidence heading into the pressure put on them because of time restraints for the PAT. "The students were more successful than I have ever experienced in all the previous years that I have taught the course (about a dozen times). The class average for the written portion was just over 75% and we had every single student pass the exam!"John Groenen, St. Marguerite Bourgeoys School, Innisfail
Biography:
With over four million books in print, Sigmund Brouwer is the bestselling author of books for children and adults. He visits over 200 schools per year across Canada and the United States to deliver his Rock and Roll Literacy presentation.
 

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