In order to become a more confident and accomplished writer, one has to actually start writing! Quick Writes, Journaling, and Bio-Poems will help students reduce their reluctance to write and increase their writing fluency, and can be used with remote teaching and learning.
- ELA teachers, tutors, and volunteers
This professional development activity/course is designed for:
Writing Fluency Strategies: Quick Writes, Journaling, and Bio-Poems
This session focuses on strategies that will help students reduce their reluctance to write and increase their writing fluency.
There are three components:
- A live session that introduces at least two strategies, a brief discussion of the relevant research, and its implications for teaching (2 PD hours)--Wed. 3/3/2021, 1-3 PM
- Applied practice
- After two weeks, a follow-up live session to debrief and reflect on the strategies tried in those two weeks (1 PD hour)--Wed. 3/17/2021, 1-3 PM
Complete all three components to receive PD hours.
Please note: This course cannot be accessed from the SABES website. You will receive a separate email from Joanne Harrington at Quinsigamond Community College with instructions on how to access the course.
- Complete specific writing strategies, with the goal of being able to model and teach them to others
Upon completion of this professional development activity/course, you will be able to: