NCTE offers consultants and services on writing instruction that when used together, provide extended learning opportunities for teachers and makes a positive impact on learning. These opportunities include the Adolescent Literacy Pathways Program, Web Seminars, Resource Kits and books on writing for study groups. Consultants are available to present one-day or multi-day presentations or provide year-round consulting. All workshops and presentations can be customized to meet your specific needs. Make your request today!
Revision Decisions: Revising with Writers, Grades 4-8
Consultant: Jeff Anderson
Adolescent and young writers alike cringe when they are asked to revise. How do they know what to do and when to do it? By creating a conversation about the craft of writing and applying specific strategies, we can begin to answer these questions.
Writing in a Digital Age
Consultant: William Kist
This workshop includes an overview of what’s new in adolescent literacy, a quick overview of trends in helping struggling writers be better writers, what are “reading” and “writing” in the 21st century, and what are some assignments that teachers can give that will tap into these new literacies.
Making Writing Instruction Tangible
Consultant: Katie McKnight
Audience: 6-12 teachers and teacher leaders
Several well known writing gurus offer models and ideas for teaching writing and grammar in context. It is often suggested that teachers use mini lessons as an instructional strategy for teaching grammar. The participants will learn how to develop effective mini lessons that integrate Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences. These lesson integrate different learning styles and are designed to support all learners, regular education and students with special needs, in the inclusive classroom.
Teaching for Understanding—Reading and Writing in the Content Areas
Consultant: Kathleen Kryza
Audience: 6-12 teachers
Would you like to promote ownership and independence with your students? Learn strategies for teaching students the vital reading, writing, speaking and listening skills that they need to become successful learners. These strategies are important for all learners, but a MUST for struggling students in the regular or special education classroom.