Dates: Jan. 19, 20, Feb. 9, 10, March 2, 3, 2018
Times: Fridays 6:00pm-10:00pm; Saturdays 8:30am-4:30pm
Location: Williamstown, MA
This course will present an overview of research and theories that relate to the teaching of writing. This course is designed to provide educators with the information necessary to teach all students, Grades K-adult, a process for organizing and expressing thoughts, feelings, and ideas in written language. They will learn that handwriting, spelling, knowledge of sentence structure, and executive functioning skills all play an important role in the ability to write effectively. Educators will understand the benefit of direct teaching of concepts and skills, presented in dependent order and delivered through multisensory strategies, materials and activities. Time will be spent exploring a variety of writing methods and programs available at the various grade levels. They will learn about the assistive technology available to support struggling writers. Educators will view a number of assessments, both formal and informal, authentic and standardized, that can be used to assess writing.
$1400. Payment is made to The Reading Institute.
4 Graduate Credits
67.5 Professional Development Points
To be purchased on your own.
Register Early - Limited Enrollment
The Reading Institute
430 Main Street
Williamstown, MA 01267
May 10, 2017
Jill Pompi, Ed.S.
Cancel 10 days prior to training and receive a refund minus a $50 service charge. No refund for cancellations made within 10 days of the training.
Substitutions may be made. Please notify The Reading Institute, Inc. with the name of the alternate participant in advance.
Confirmation and directions will be mailed to each participant. You are not registered unless you receive a confirmation letter.
Reservations need to be made directly with the hotels. A lodging list will be sent with your confirmation. Specify you are with The Reading Institute when making reservations. Be sure to make lodging reservations early for best selection.