Write to Learn Spring Edition

Our popular Write to Learn conference was held virtually in the fall of 2020.  Unfortunately, too many teachers found themselves swamped with the work of shifting instruction to online, in person, and hybrid due to the Covid restrictions and could not participate.

We are relaunching our fall line up and offering registration for an entire school or district so teachers can engage with successful teaching practices. Our emphasis is again on writing with English Language Learners.

Keynote speaker: Dr. Jessica Costa, English Learner Instructional Specialist in the Department of Learning and Innovation at the Virginia Department of Education
9:00 a.m. Saturday, March 6, 2021.  LIVE 
This session will be recorded and made available in the second week of the programming.

Your enrollment will permit access to online, pre-recorded teacher presentations. Attend at your own pace March 1-14  

Below is a listing of the presentations offered by SVWP Teacher Consultants:

  • Exploring World View through Writing, Aaron Cosner, Harrisonburg VA
  • Revising Word Choice to Address Mood, Alison Beck, Floyd T. Binns Middle
  • Looking Past Deficit, Mary K. Tedrow, SVWP Director
  • Prewriting Strategies for Narrative Writing, Amanda Burton, Daniel Morgan Intermediate
  • Using Graphic Novels to Improve Literacy, Beth Buerkel, Daniel Morgan Middle
  • Writing to Enhance Science Learning, Danielle DeChristopher, Garland R. Quarles Elementary
  • Writing Argument Across the Curriculum, Donna Shrum, Central High
  • Language Experience Approach for ELLs, Jennifer DiMarco, Garland R. Quarles Elementary
  • Helping ELLs find their Voice in Writing, Katy Schain, John Handley High
  • Giving ELLs a Voice, Continuum of Talk & Writing, Kimberly Peterson, Winchester Public Schools
  • Bringing Audience into Student Writing, Paul Anderson, Warren County High
  • The Introvert’s Way: If we build it, They will come, Susan McGilvray, Harmony Middle
  • Real-World Writing: Product Review and Google Classroom, Todd Wargo, Central High
  • Writing to Speak: Boosting ELL Confidence, Karla Pino, Daniel Morgan Middle

Professional Development Recertification Points or Attendance
will be provided for attendees or supervisors

 sponsored by
Shenandoah Valley Writing Project**
Division of Extended and Distance Learning
Shenandoah University

Individual registration ($50): http://svwp.fikket.com/event/write-to-learn-spring-edition-individual

Entire School Registration ($1000): http://svwp.fikket.com/event/write-to-learn-spring-edition-school-enrollment

Entire District Registration: http://svwp.fikket.com/event/write-to-learn-spring-edition-district-enrollment

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