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Course Description

In this course you will take an in-depth look at writing workshop. You will be guided through reflections and planning for starting Writer’s Workshop for the first time or updating your current practice. This course will break down the elements that create an engaging, effective, and meaningful writer’s workshop while helping you understand not only the importance of but how to build a community of writers in your classroom. The text, Welcome to Writing Workshop: Engaging Today’s Students with a Model That Works by Stacey Shubitz and Lynne Dorfman, is filled with practical advice and ideas in an easy to use format. A few of the topics this course will cover are: building a community of writers, whole class instruction, mini lessons, independent writing, conferring, small group instruction, sharing, and more. Grade levels: K - 6

 

 

Learner Outcomes

Upon completing this course, students will:

  • Know the elements of writing workshop
  • Understand the role of the teacher in building a community of writers
  • Explore the format of writing workshop
  • Understand the importance of allowing students to share their writing
  • Understand the importance of giving students time to write independently

Notes

This course can be taken for 3 or 4 credits. Select the appropriate section for your desired number of credits.
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Section Title
Writer's Workshop: You Can Do It
Type
self-paced
Dates
Start Now, you have 365 days to complete this course once enrolled.
Delivery Options
Distance Learning  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition credit (3 units) $690.00
Available for Credit
3 Quarter Credits
Instructors
Reading List / Textbook

Must Be Purchased Separately:

Welcome to Writing Workshop: Engaging Today’s Students with a Model That Works by Stacey Shubitz and Lynne Dorfman (Stenhouse, 2019)

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
Writer's Workshop: You Can Do It
Type
self-paced
Dates
Start Now, you have 365 days to complete this course once enrolled.
Delivery Options
Distance Learning  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition credit (4 units) $845.00
Available for Credit
4 Quarter Credits
Instructors
Reading List / Textbook

Must Be Purchased Separately:

Welcome to Writing Workshop: Engaging Today’s Students with a Model That Works by Stacey Shubitz and Lynne Dorfman (Stenhouse, 2019)

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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