Learning Opportunity

Empowering Writers: Kindergarten and Grade 1

This session has been completed.
Facilitator: Carla Thio
Date:September 19, 2023
Time:4:00 pm to 5:00 pm MTN
No Charge
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 24-LI-493
Focus: English Language Arts, Literacy and Literature Curriculum Implementation and Pedagogy

Target Audience

Teachers, Administrators, Instructional Coaches

About this Learning Opportunity

- Show how EW prepares you for the anticipated Alberta Curriculum outcomes for kindergarten and grade 1
- 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

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

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... Read more »