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Course Description

This course will give you a fresh perspective on your writing instruction. Writing is personal and can be a difficult subject to teach. You will be guided through reflections on your current instruction while exploring new ideas and confirming the best practices you already use. Throughout this course we will focus on simplifying your writing instruction while making it more meaningful and fun for you and your students. A few of the topics this course will cover are: writing workshop, conferencing with writers, your writing beliefs, assessing writing, and many more! Grade levels: K - 8

Learner Outcomes

By the end of this course participants will:

  • Understand the effective components in a writer’s workshop.
  • Gather ideas for meaningful and fun writing instruction.
  • Make a plan for and gather support for conducting effective student conferences.
  • Develop their personal beliefs about teaching writing.

Notes

This course is available for variable credits. Please check section information to ensure you are registering for the desired number of credits.
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Section Title
Book Study: Best Practices in Writing Instruction
Type
self-paced
Dates
Start Now, you have 364 days to complete this course once enrolled.
Delivery Options
Various Media  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition credit (3 units) $370.00
Available for Credit
3 Quarter Credits
Instructors
Reading List / Textbook
Teaching Writing by Lucy Calkins
Section Notes

This course is offered in collaboration with The Innovative Northwest Teacher (TINT)


Course is self-paced. Completion time: up to one year from date of enrollment.


Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU within 7 days of enrollment will receive a 95% refund. Withdrawals received after that point will not receive a refund and no withdrawals will be accepted after the completion deadline for the course. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.


 

Section Title
Book Study: Best Practices in Writing Instruction
Type
self-paced
Dates
Start Now, you have 364 days to complete this course once enrolled.
Delivery Options
Various Media  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition credit (4 units) $510.00
Available for Credit
4 Quarter Credits
Instructors
Reading List / Textbook

Teaching Writing by Lucy Calkins

Writing Essentials: Raising Expectations and Results While Simplifying Teaching by Regie Routman

 

 

Section Notes

This course is offered in collaboration with The Innovative Northwest Teacher (TINT)


Course is self-paced. Completion time: up to one year from date of enrollment.


Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU within 7 days of enrollment will receive a 95% refund. Withdrawals received after that point will not receive a refund and no withdrawals will be accepted after the completion deadline for the course. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.


 

Section Title
Book Study: Best Practices in Writing Instruction
Type
self-paced
Dates
Start Now, you have 364 days to complete this course once enrolled.
Delivery Options
Various Media  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition credit (5 units) $790.00
Available for Credit
5 Quarter Credits
Instructors
Reading List / Textbook

Teaching Writing by Lucy Calkins

Writing Essentials: Raising Expectations and Results While Simplifying Teaching by Regie Routman

 

 

Section Notes

This course is offered in collaboration with The Innovative Northwest Teacher (TINT)


Course is self-paced. Completion time: up to one year from date of enrollment.


Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU within 7 days of enrollment will receive a 95% refund. Withdrawals received after that point will not receive a refund and no withdrawals will be accepted after the completion deadline for the course. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.


 

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