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Developing Confident, Competent, and Independent Writers
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Eastern

Event Description

In this professional learning experience, educators learn effective instructional practices for teaching writing. Participants will explore and experience culturally responsive approaches in which teachers use high-quality literature to guide students through the writing process. Through video demonstrations and conversations, participants will reflect on the role of authentic feedback in helping students develop a sense of audience, purpose, and the writer’s craft.

Participants will:

  • Experience structures for teaching genre, process, craft, and conventions within a writer’s workshop

  • Learn equitable instructional approaches to cultivate student voice and build competent independent writers

  • Deepen knowledge around research-based practices for writing instruction, conferring, and on-going assessment

  • Receive institute materials, lessons and access to free online resources



General Details

Date: February 16, 2023
Time: 5:30–6:30 PM ET
Cost: Complimentary, but you must register online in advance.
Intended Audience: This session is designed to support K–6 teachers, administrators, and literacy leaders who are working to improve equitable writing instruction.

Facilitated by Jeremy Hyler

Jeremy Hyler, was a middle school English teacher for almost 22 years. Currently, he works as a Manager of Educational Partnerships for Collaborative Classroom. He is also a teacher consultant for the Chippewa River Writing Project. Jeremy has co-authored the best-selling book Create, Compose, Connect! Reading, Writing, and Learning with Digital Tools (Routledge/Eye on Education, 2014) with Dr. Troy Hicks, along with From Texting to Teaching: Grammar Instruction in a Digital Age (2017), and Ask, Explore, Write: An Inquiry-Driven Approach to Science and Literacy Learning. Jeremy blogs at MiddleWeb and can be followed on Twitter @jeremybballer. 

Questions? Please contact events@collaborativeclassroom.org.