|Date:||September 20, 2022|
|Time:||4:00 pm to 5:00 pm MTN|
|Focus:||Literacy New Curriculum|
Teachers, Administrators, Instructional Coaches
About this Learning Opportunity
Empowering Writers invites K-1 Teachers to join us for a fast paced informational session designed especially for you. We will take a quick look at:
- How Empowering Writers prepares you for New Alberta Curriculum outcomes for K-1
- Our proven methodology and lesson design
- the developmental stages of writing
- The power of consistent graphic organizers
- The resources that have what you need to transform your writing instruction
While this session will provide you with some great takeaways we hope to see you at the full training Workshop scheduled for October 3, 17, 24, 2022.
Session will be recorded and available to registered participants.
This session addresses the LQS competencies
- #2: Modeling Commitment to Professional Learning
- #3: Embodying Visionary Leadership
This session addresses the TQS competencies
- #2: Engaging in Career-Long Learning
- #3: Demonstrating a Professional Body of Knowledge
This learning opportunity is being subsidized through funding from Alberta Education.
About the Facilitator
Carla Thio is currently a master teacher at the Renert School. She has been a classroom teacher for 23 years in Calgary, Alberta. Her first experience with Empowering Writers was in her first year of teaching at Rundle College School where she became the go-to person for teaching writing. Her students are proof that Empowering Writers yields success. Students arrive to her class excited to write but more importantly confident in writing.
"Rundle College has received the Garfield Weston Award for excellence in Language Arts. We were recognized by the province for having outstanding Language Arts results that were consistent for a period over 5 years. Again, this is all because of the success we have with Empowering Writers approach to writing instruction"
Rundle College Grade 6 English Language Arts
Achievement Multi-Year Reports
|Rundle College Elementary -Writing|
|Standard of Excellence||13%||23%||34%||53%||58.9%|
|Below Acceptable Standard||1.9%||1.8%||0.00||0.00||0.00|
|Province of Alberta - Writing|
|Standard of Excellence||13.1%||12%||13%||11.7%||17.6%|
|Below Acceptable Standard||8.1%||8.6%||9%||8.1%||18.1%|
Carla has been a trainer with Empowering Writers since 2014.