Based on the bestselling book Visible Learning for Literacy this one day workshop supports schools to accelerate student learning across the curriculum with high-impact literacy approaches.

Discover the literacy practices that ensure students demonstrate more than a year’s worth of growth for every year spent in school.  Join us and learn how by using the right approach at the right time you can design classroom experiences that maximize student learning.

  • Learn more about the three phases of learning — surface, deep, and transfer
  • Explore which literacy strategies work best for each phase of learning
  • Discover how to measure your impact on student learning
  • Discover how complexity and difficulty build fluency, stamina, and critical thinking

“Every student deserves a great teacher, not by chance, but by design” — Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, & John Hattie


Douglas Fisher is a Professor of Educational Leadership in the Department of Teacher Education at San Diego State University and a teacher leader at Health Sciences High & Middle College.

He is the recipient of an International Reading Association Celebrate Literacy Award, the Farmer Award for excellence in writing from the National Council of Teachers of English, as well as a Christa McAuliffe Award for excellence in teacher education. He has published numerous articles on reading and literacy, differentiated instruction, and curriculum design.


Corwin Press Australia has been endorsed by NESA for the following workshop

Making Literacy Learning Visible will contribute 5 hours and 30 minutes of NESA Registered PD addressing 2.1.1, 2.5.2 and 6.3.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

Should you have any queries regarding accreditation please contact Katy McGrath at


Melbourne VIC
Monday 21st May 2018
Time: 9am - 3:30pm
Venue: Ibis Hotel & Apartments
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Sydney NSW
Wednesday 23rd May 2018
Time: 9am - 3:30pm
Venue: Sydney Masonic Centre
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Brisbane QLD     SOLD OUT
Friday 25th May 2018
Time: 9am - 3:30pm
Venue: Mercure Hotel Brisbane