Working Memory

This course will provide teachers with the latest research on Working Memory Theory and its impact on learning for children with deficits in their working memory. 
  • 4.5 Rating

    583 reviews

  • Targeted to

    All Educators

  • 2 Hours

    Course Duration
  • Standards

    1.1, 1.5 and 3.1

About this course

The course will not only provide theory but specific intervention practices that can be utilised upon course completion. The course will continue to examine the impact deficits in working memory have on learning and reading and provide intervention practices for utilisation in both the mainstream and learning support environment.

This course will outline Working Memory Theory, Working Memory Deficits and its impact on learning and reading, and Working Memory Deficits and intervention practices for mainstream and learning support environments.

You will learn:

  • To develop awareness about Working Memory
  • To understand the relationship between Working Memory and student learning
  • To develop strategies that can be implemented to effectively assist students with poor Working Memory
Course Duration: 2 Hours

Australian Professional Standards for Teachers:
 1.1, 1.5 and 3.1

NESA: Working Memory may be logged as 2 hours of NESA Elective PD. Suggested descriptors: 1.1.2, 1.5.2, 3.1.2

💜 Reviews 💜

“Very interesting content, very easy to understand and follow, relevant to the teaching profession with helpful hints for the classroom.”
- Angela T
Teacher in QLD
“Amanda was straight to the point and very clear. She provided many strategies, explained their use and supported with evidence. I felt that I was learning something from every page!”
- George P
Teacher in NSW

Amanda Tocci

Educator, Speaker & Researcher


I have over 24 years experience in Education in primary, secondary and tertiary settings. Having worked across Australia in government, catholic & independent schools in addition to university and private organisations I have extensive experience in all school settings.  I have worked as a researcher, classroom teacher, special ed teacher, academic and lecturer both domestically and internationally.

My expertise is in the areas of working memory & learning, reading, literacy and material design. I have worked with 100s of schools and 1000s of teachers across Australia and New Zealand.