Teaching Writing Comprehensively

Teaching Writing Comprehensively


This session will focus on how to teach each component of writing: Transcription (Handwriting, Spelling, and Punctuation), Language and Ideation, Influencers, and Executive Function skills, assessments of writing, and other related content.

You must attend all 5 days in order to receive credits. No partial credits may be earned. 

Session 1: August 26, 2019

Session 2: October 23, 2019

Session 3: December 4, 2019

Session 4: February 19, 2020

Session 5: Virtual Session: April 8, 2020


All participants must be currently teaching students or directly overseeing quality of instruction.

 

Cost is $75, which includes a teaching tool kit full of manipulatives and blackline masters to take back to the classroom; and covers the cost of CEUs.

 

Participants will have assignments following each session to practice the strategies they are learning.  This is a critical feature for improving practice.  Participants will receive timely and useful feedback at subsequent sessions. This work is required in order to earn the CEUs or SEMIs.


Targeted Audience: K-6 teachers, leaders, instructional coaches, dyslexia therapist, special education teachers, and interventionists. 


Lunch will not be provided.  You will be given approximately an hour to have lunch with your training colleagues on your own.  


Date Time Session Instructor Facilitator Venue
Mon, Aug 26, 2019 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Session 1 Marion McBride Don Brantley Mississippi State University - Meridian
Wed, Oct 23, 2019 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Session 2 Marion McBride Don Brantley Mississippi State University - Meridian
Wed, Dec 4, 2019 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Session 3 Marion McBride Don Brantley Mississippi State University - Meridian
Wed, Feb 19, 2020 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Session 4 Marion McBride Don Brantley Mississippi State University - Meridian
Wed, Apr 8, 2020 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Online Session Marion McBride Don Brantley Online through Barksdale Reading Institute
$75.00