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Spelling Mastery

Spelling Mastery Offer

Good to Great Schools Australia has partnered with McGraw Hill Australia to support educators delivering Direct Instruction programs. We offer McGraw Hill customers Spelling Mastery.

Our special offer!


Professional Learning

  • Deliver Direct Instruction.
  • Teach Spelling Mastery.

School Improvement

  • ACARA Maths Standards to DI Programs mapping document.
Teach Spelling Mastery is aligned to AITSL’s national teaching standards. Participants receive a certificate when they successfully complete the module. This can be used to demonstrate three hours of continuing professional development (CPD) for state or territory regulatory body requirements.

Participants will:

  • Learn the key components of the Direct Instruction Spelling Mastery program.
  • Understand the core instructional strategies for implementing Spelling Mastery effectively.
  • Accomplish basic Direct Instruction techniques.
  • Learn methods for gathering student data and using data to inform instruction.

Module components

Program overview

  • About Spelling Mastery
  • The three approaches used in Spelling Mastery to teach spelling
  • Overview of teacher and student materials included in Spelling Mastery

Prepare to teach

  • How to deliver Spelling Mastery placement tests
  • How to organise a classroom for success
  • How to use the Teacher’s Guide and deliver the script

Engaging students

  • Signals
  • Active monitoring
  • Transitions and pacing
  • Motivating students

Checking for mastery

  • How to structure individual turns to receive important data about student mastery
  • How to correct errors using the scripts in the Teacher Presentation Book
  • How to correct errors using a general correction procedure
  • How to use program and mastery test data to inform instruction in Spelling Mastery

Online and practical assessments

  • Multiple-choice assessment to receive a Certificate of Training
  • Practical assessment to receive a Certificate of Application
  • Practical assessment to receive a Certificate of Mastery