Learning Opportunity

Empowering Writers Grade 4-6

Facilitator: Carla Thio
Date:January 19, 2023
Time:4:00 pm to 5:00 pm MTN
No charge
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 23-LI-300
Focus: English Language Arts, Literacy and Literature

Target Audience

Teachers, Administrators, Instructional Coaches

About this Learning Opportunity

  • Show how EW prepares you for the anticipated Alberta Curriculum outcomes for grades 4-6
  • Look at our proven methodology and lesson design
  • Introduce our new Literacy Launch
  • Demonstrate select skills for Narrative Writing
  • Review the Resources that have what you need to transform your writing instruction
  • Part 3 of 3

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

Carla Thio

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.