Course DescriptionThis course is designed to provide an overview of and foundation for writing including current research components and practice. Participants of this course will examine current writing research, study classroom pedagogy, and explore critical writing components as they apply to the 21st century classroom. Foundational work will include studying the spectrum of writing development as well as learning to use mentor texts in the writing process. Participants will examine teaching strategies to enhance specific genres of writing and develop sound assessment in both formative and summative measure. Participants will evaluate a classroom culture of writing as well as implement and reflect on their own current practice.
- Computer with word processing software
- Internet access connection