Workshop on Teaching Writing

Available for individual schools & districts
15 – 30 contact hours
Led by experience IWP teacher leaders

Why give up precious time for a workshop?

As good teachers, we all care deeply about providing the best literacy instruction for our students. With the new emphasis on writing in our schools, and the introduction of writing workshop into the curriculum, many teachers are wondering just how to proceed.

IWP teacher-leaders have extensive experience helping colleagues adopt and refine writing workshop and can provide many effective strategies and teaching ideas.

Topics Covered

  • Engaging and practical strategies for teaching writing you can begin on Day 1
  • Balancing in-depth learning in the writing curriculum with standardized test expectations
  • Setting up, conducting and managing writing workshop to build strong and successful writers
  • Energizing renewal for ourselves as we work with like-minded, committed professionals from all grade levels

Who is this workshop for?

This program is designed for classroom teachers, support staff and school literacy leaders of all grade levels, and will be led this 2019 summer by experienced IWP teacher/leader, Jan Booth.

 Fee: Based on arrangement with school or district

To arrange a workshop in your school or district contact IWP.

30 ISBE Professional Development Hours granted upon course completion

OPTIONAL: One Northeastern Illinois University graduate credit hour may be earned. Tuition at NEIU’s new discounted graduate credit rate. Contact Dr. Katy Smith at ..

IWP Workshop Offerings

Teaching Writing 15 – 30 contact hr.
Advanced workshop: Connecting with Colleagues on teaching writing 15 contact hours
Writing and Technology 15 contact hours
Social-Emotional Learning and Writing 15 contact hours


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