The Menner Guided Reading Program

Gold School Program


Gold Advanced Teacher Training Program

This virtual reading program provides a whole school approach to teaching reading. Regular webinars and a Facebook group provide ongoing support. Video lessons show teachers ‘how to’ deliver lessons.

Online Training Includes:

  • Reading & comprehension strategies
  • Phonics & Grammar
  • Grouping for guided reading and learning centres
  • Learning Centres: Ideas for the rest of the class during guided reading
  • Reading Assessment to inform guided reading
  • An array of video demonstration lessons
  • Guided Reading:  Planning a lesson, key elements, demonstration lessons, avoiding ‘Round Robin Reading’


  • Whole school training to ensure your staff are teaching reading consistently across the school
  • Differentiated training for K-2 & Yr 3-6 teacjers
  • Self-paced online learning that can be done individually or in teams
  • Ongoing support through Regular ‘Ask me anything? Webinars
  • Ongoing support through a Facebook support group
  • A step by step process to implement shared reading, guided reading, assessment and learning centres
  • Bite size training to fit into teachers’ busy schedules
  • Reading strategies explained in an understandable manner
  • Video demonstration lessons of reading strategies that teachers can watch with students
  • Lesson plans to easily implement training
  • A structure for planning and teaching that is ongoing and easily implemented
  • Video demonstration lessons of guided reading, learning centres and reading assessment
  • Certificate of 11 hours of professional development



  • Imagine better reading outcomes for all students at your school
  • Improved student behaviour because they are successful and engaged
  • A consistent reading program taught across your whole school
  • Envisage guided reading lessons where reading strategies are explicitly taught
  • Envisage parents complaining because their child is reading too much
  • Envisage staff teaching reading collegially
  • Visualise new staff easily accessing online training and effortlessly implementing your school’s approach to reading
  • Visualise other principals asking your advice on improving reading outcomes
  • Picture teachers constantly excited about teaching reading
  • Picture teachers having time for deep and ongoing professional development
  • Picture having more time for yourself, family and friends because your whole school reading program is not draining all your time and energy

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