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Writing Power - Effective Writing Instruction and Assessment

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Facilitator(s): Adrienne Gear
Date:November 07, 2018
Time:9:00 am – 3:30 pm
$125.00 (CAD)
(includes lunch, which is not prepared in a nut/gluten-free environment)
Location: St. Albert (St. Albert Inn)
156 St. Albert Trail
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Course code: 19-LI-001

Target Audience

Grades K-7 Teachers, Instructional Coaches

About this learning opportunity

Join B.C. educator and author, Adrienne Gear for a dynamic and practical workshop on Writing Power.

In this session, Adrienne will share her ideas for setting up an effective process-based writing program that includes weekly practice writes, writing goals, mini lessons and editing and conferencing tips. She will also share her ideas around effective, formative assessment and conferencing strategies. 

Adrienne will model lessons, share student samples and, as always, share her favorite anchor books for inspiring students to write.

Come to this session and leave with lessons you can use in your classroom tomorrow. 

Adrienne’s books will be available to purchase on site at the workshop. Cost is $27.50 per book (includes tax). Credit, check and cash is accepted. 

This learning opportunity is being provided through funding from Alberta Education.

About the facilitator(s)

Adrienne Gear has been teaching in the Vancouver School District for over 25 years. Passionate about literacy and learning, Adrienne continues to teach two days a week, as well as present workshops and demonstration lessons in districts across the province. She is the author of the four professional books for teachers on reading and writing instruction for elementary grades and is the co-author of a book for Secondary teachers. Adrienne lives in Vancouver, B.C. with her husband and their two teenage sons.