Instructor: Beth Moore, 3 graduate credit course
(One week that begins with 2-day Writing Workshop Institute w/Leah Mermelstein)
Dates: June 22-23 Time: 9:00 – 4:30 pm Location: Hampton Inn Conference Center
Dates: June 26-28 Time: 8:00 – 4:00 pm Location: CVEDC classroom
Target Audience: Grades K-6 Literacy Teachers
Course Methods: Two-day Institute with Leah Mermelstein and Beth Moore going beyond the Writing Units of Study- emphasizing informational text and essay writing. The workshop will include breakout sessions at grade spans.
The full course will share methods of teaching writing, including writing workshop, mini-lessons, conferring, small group work, shared writing, and interactive writing. You will experience workshop simulation, video-clips, role-play, analyzing samples of student work, and hands-on unit planning.
Learning Goals: You will learn how to design a unit of study for writing workshop, from launch to publishing. Alongside planning whole class instruction, participants will plan for differentiation – this will include building a conferring toolkit and demonstration notebook, as well as creating examples of writing to share with students. The course will also include hands-on practice with assessment tools for monitoring student progress, planning for individualized instructions, and goal-setting. Participants will design a complete unit of study for writing workshop.
NOTE: This course includes a two-day institute where the breakfast and lunch meals are included.
Hours: June 22 & 23 9 – 4:30 pm (includes 1 hour class meeting at end of each institute day) June 26-28 8 – 4 pm
Location: 22 & 23 – Hampton Inn and 26-28 – CVEDC classroom
Text Included: The Writing Strategies Book by Jennifer Serravallo (2017, Heinemann)
- Register here for the 2 day Writing Institute- Going Beyond the Units of Study with Leah Mermelstein and Beth Moore (not necessary if you are registered for the course)
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About our instructor:
Beth has been a classroom teacher, a literacy coach, an instructor at Columbia University, and has over a decade of experience as a lead staff developer for Lucy Calkins at the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project (TCRWP). Beth is a coauthor of state-of-the-art literacy curriculum that has been adopted by many schools across the US, and internationally: Units of Study for Teaching Reading and Units of Study for Opinion, Information and Narrative Writing (Calkins, et. al, 2013, 2015, Heinemann). Learn alongside her online at elizabeth-moore.com, twowritingteachers.org, or @BethMooreSchool.
|Date:||February 24, 2017|