EDU 941 Engaging Writers in All Content Areas
Explores strategies for teaching writing across all content areas for grades 4-12, emphasizing key writing skills in the writing process model and technology tools that can be used to develop, practice, and sustain those skills.
This course is for any teacher of grades 4-12. Instructional focus will be on modeling researched teaching of writing techniques, writing and the Common Core, and assessing student writing. Participants will discover appropriate technology tools for various stages in the writing process, practice their own writing skills using the standard writing process model, and develop an action plan for improving student writing.
*Participants in this course will have mandatory, synchronous, video conference sessions. The dates and times are listed on each course registration page.
Please note: This course is currently only offered during the Spring semester.
See what other educators are saying about this course
I'm going to put more emphasis on writing next year; providing more time to write, giving choice, and having authentic writing experiences.M.R., Language Arts Teacher
I really enjoyed the course and feel like I learned a lot to take back to my classroomM.K., Science Teacher
The assignments were designed in a way I could apply to my own individual classroom.J.K.
Great, practical projects that I took right to my classroomC.M., Language Arts Teacher
I appreciated having two instructors for this course. Kevin and Wes worked together really well & balanced each other throughout the course.N.C., Special Education Teacher
I felt the activities and articles were helpful and useful. The course encouraged us to really analyze our own writing and writing activities that we plan for our students while addressing current trends and needs in education.M.K., Elementary Teacher
The instructors were engaging, they provided actual feedback/criticism - I was impressed at the quality of the feedback they provided with regards to our writing.J.T., Social Studies Teacher
Very helpful. I gained many ideas that I will implement this year.M.W.
I thought the assignments were meaningful.M.H., Elementary Teacher
I appreciated the different components of the writing process much more nowN.C., Special Education Teacher
This was a great course and really helped me understand more about writing content.M.R., Elementary Teacher
Great experience to practice writing in my subject area.J.G., Art Teacher
As a writing teacher, it was great to think about my own writing process, become engaged in writing again, and share my insights with my students.K.L., Elementary Teacher
I have new ideas to implement in writing instruction at the beginning of this school year.J.K.
I already have used many of the things I created.M.H., Elementary Teacher