K-12 Writing Institute Workshop

If you have students that may be considered novice writers—students who are not meeting expectations for academic writing—this two-day institute was designed for you. Learn how to teach your students to explain, communicate and convey information in writing. This two-day institute will provide practical and hands-on approaches in writing instruction and help you create authentic student engagement and consistent, meaningful writing instruction for all of your students.

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Writing Institute

Curriculum Overview

This two-day writing institute will cover practical approaches in writing instruction which have been field tested in classrooms and with students.

Sample Courses

Institute sessions will include:

  • Modeling writing lessons across different writing genres
  • Writing conferences to develop students’ awareness of their writing strengths and needs
  • Units of study to teach Common Core writing standards


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