Learning Opportunity

Teaching Writing in the Context of the New ELAL Curriculum (Grade 1-3)

This session has been completed.
Facilitator: Karen Filewych

This is a multi-day event.

Day 1Oct 22, 2022 (9:30 am to 11:00 am MDT)
Day 2Oct 29, 2022 (9:30 am to 11:00 am MDT)
Day 3Nov 05, 2022 (9:30 am to 11:00 am MDT)
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 23-NC-065
Focus: Assessment Curriculum Implementation and Pedagogy English Language Arts & Literacy

Target Audience

Grades 1-3 English Language Arts Teachers

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About this Learning Opportunity

With the implementation of the new ELAL curriculum, you may be wondering how your approach to the teaching of writing should change.

Join Karen Filewych, author of How Do I Get Them to Write?, for this three-part series, which will explicitly cover the curricular objectives of writing but also demonstrate how the other Organizing Ideas come into play. Karen's approach - practicality grounded in pedagogy - will ensure that you come away from each session with practical ideas for immediate implementation.

This session addresses the LQS competencies

  • 2. Modeling Commitment to Professional Learning
  • 4. Leading a Learning Community

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

Karen Filewych

Karen Filewych has twenty-five years of educational experience as an elementary teacher, school administrator, and language arts consultant.  In 2007, she completed her Master of Education degree in the area of literacy. Karen's first book - How Do I Get Them to Write? - was published by Pembroke Publishers in May of 2017. Her second book - Freewriting with... Read more »