- Category: Writing
Presenter: Melissa Holt
Workshop Time: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Please contact our office at 512.477.8200 to schedule this institute at your location.
WRITING PREP FOR STAAR/ EOC:
Unmasking Imagination: from Experience to Writer
Summary: How ofter do teachers hear, "I don't know what to write!"? Teachers of writing know that developing students as writers is not a clean, linear process. Writing instruction and development of students as writers is multi-faceted and challenging.
This two day, multi-level, academy focuses on research based strategies to improve student writing ability and engagement.
Grades: 6-12 (presented by Melissa Holt, Ed.D -Specialist for Secondary English Language Arts and Reading - Killeen ISD)
"Out of the hundreds of workshops I have attended over the years, this was, by far, the BEST one I have ever attended"
"This was the most informative workshop that I have been to in the last 10 years. I was able to learn in order to accommodate a new generation of students"
"Lots of Innovative ideas" "... relevant to every teacher, not just English teachers"
Major topics include: Research on Writing, The Teacher as a Writer and The Student as a Writer. Emphasis will be on developing an understanding about the place of STAAR/ EOC writing assessments in the overall development of students as writers.
Teacher will leave the session equipped with strategies for immediate implementation in the classroom to help students prepare for success on STAAR/ EOC and beyond.
Who Should Attend: Secondary School Teachers and Administrators