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Coaching Institute on the Teaching of Writing

Oct 21 - Oct 23
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Dates: Monday, October 21, 2024 - Wednesday, October 23, 2024

Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM ET

Location: Hosted in-person, location TBD

Who Should Attend: Grades K-8 lead teachers, coaches, principals, and administrators

Cost: $850 per person

This institute will support school leaders, coaches, and lead teachers in helping your schools become even more expert at writing instruction. You’ll learn methods of staff development and have the opportunity to hone your practice as a literacy change agent. You’ll also learn the newest and best ideas in the new Writing Units of Study. 

In this institute, you will:

  • Learn methods of staff development, including ways to design and lead effective workshops and study groups, plan and run labsites, and implement instructional rounds. 

  • Hear about research that undergirds central practices and structures. 

  • Visit literacy classrooms and study and teach alongside colleagues.

  • Have lots of opportunities to both work on demonstration teaching as well as receive feedback on how to engage students, and adjust instruction to meet the various needs of your students.

  • Have time to plan with colleagues, try out the work, and consider ways to improve it, working in cycles of practice and feedback.

  • Learn how to raise the level of conferring and partnership work, by modeling how to use tools to set goals and strive to meet those writing goals. 

  • Learn about small group methods and structures so that you can support your teachers in planning more efficiently and teaching with more efficacy.