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A Road Map to Effective Writing Instruction
Thursday, November 14, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Presented by Dr. Sharon Corkrum, Former Assistant Superintendent, Curriculum & Instruction
Sponsored by Standards Plus
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Teaching writing is challenging, and the instruction students receive needs to be specific, focused, engaging, and manageable. In today’s world of accountability, teachers need to know with confidence that their chosen materials and instructional strategies will develop competent writers.
In this edWebinar, Dr. Sharon Corkrum takes you on a writing journey where you will learn effective writing strategies that you can use in your classroom.
Dr. Corkrum shows you how to:
- Present writing instruction that engages students
- Focus on developing foundational writing skills
- Build from basic writing skills to competent writing
- Match your writing instruction to grade-level standards
- Incorporate the writing process with step-by-step instruction
- Manage writing instruction within the limits of a school day
In this edWebinar, develop your knowledge effective writing strategies. This recorded presentation will be of interest to K-8 teachers and school leaders.
About the Presenter
Dr. Sharon Corkrum’s 34 years in public education gives her direct experience and knowledge of the joys and challenges of teaching elementary, middle, and secondary students. Sharon also served as an elementary principal where she guided teachers to implement standards-based reading and writing curriculum and instruction across the grade levels. At the district level as a director and assistant superintendent, Sharon was responsible for district-wide implementation of K-12 English Language Arts standards-based curriculum, instruction, and assessment and oversaw the implementation of the district-wide implementation including strengthening teachers’ instructional content and delivery skills. For the past few years, she has served as an educational consultant and has led writing teams to develop grade-level, standards-based writing curriculum. Sharon still trains and coaches teachers to maintain her currency with what is happening in classrooms nationally. Sharon lives with her husband, Bob, and Toddi, the Cairn Terrier in Southern California.
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