Effective Core Writing Instruction: The Writing Process -Macro-Level Grades 3-12 ToT

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Session Dates

Thursday January 12, 2017 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

This event is by invitation only. You must have a registration key in order to register.

This workshop features a train the trainers (TOT) approach to implementing content from “Effective Writing Practices for the Core: Best Practices in the Writing Process – Macro-level". Training content will be reviewed from the perspective of a trainer. During the content review, participants will have opportunities to discuss, practice, and apply components of the writing instruction presented in the Macro-level Writing training series. Due to the importance of explicit writing instruction, time will also be spent on how to design an instructional unit featuring genre-specific writing.


Participants will be able to:

  • Identify the components of the writing process
  • Discuss and demonstrate how explicit instruction can be used to teach all components of the writing process
  • Identify key, research-based features of comprehensive writing instruction (e.g., process writing approach, writing strategies, writing in the content areas, discipline-specific writing)
  • Present the progression of skills that enable students to successfully engage in note taking.
  • Identify strategies for motivating and engaging students in the writing process during classroom instruction

Target Audience

Regular Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, ESL Teachers, Reading/Writing Specialists

Individuals attending this course must arrive on time and stay the duration of the course in order to receive Act 48 Professional Education hours. Requests for exceptions are to be brought to the attention of the individual´s Superintendent or IU Director prior to the course.

Topics Covered: Literacy

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit


Dr. Lana Edwards- Santoro

Event Contact:


Kelly Kapp


Pam Kastner

Additional Info

This workshop is designed exclusively for those individuals who will be teaching teachers in Effective Core Writing Instruction: The Writing Process -Macro-Level Grades 3-12 in the future. Participants must attend Effective Core Writing Instruction: The Writing Process -Macro-Level Grades 3-12 workshop offered prior to this workshop in order to be eligible to register and attend.