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Grow Your Kindergarten Writers!
Summer Writing Institute
Presented by award-winning
kindergarten teachers, researchers, and authors Nellie Edge and Julie Lay
TBA - Washington 2019
Scholarships available for NBCTs and teachers
who have studied kindergarten writing with Nellie Edge
Save $200 on Writing Institute Registration!
“Nellie Edge Seminars helped mold me into the accomplished teacher I am today. I became a Nationally Board Certified Teacher because of the type of classroom and teaching style I have. I wouldn’t have this style without Nellie Edge!”
–Katy Anholt, NBCT
During This Professional Development You Will Learn:
- How to raise your expectations and teach joyfully.
- What kindergarten writing standards look like and how to scaffold success for ALL learners.
- How to talk to young writers and why ALL learners deserve our highest expectation. •
- Kindergarten-Friendly Handwriting strategies—and how they help build the reading and writing brain!
- Multisensory ABC and Phonics Immersion strategies that dramatically accelerate learning.
- Fluency-building strategies with high-frequency "heart words" and sentences.
- How to organize and introduce favorite Independent Writing Center Totes.
“We can choose to spoon-feed our children or we can teach them to be independent, self-regulated learners.” - NE
- Essential components of a Comprehensive Writing Workshop Model with a rich oral language foundation.
- Strategies for teaching children to make three kinds of "Really Cool Books." (You will have samples of these books in your gift folder.)
- How to use mentor texts, poetry, and songs to build oral language patterns for narrative, opinion, and information writing.
- Key principles to organizing writing workshop folders, creating Science Notebooks, and implementing Weekend News Journals.
- How to publish children’s books and honor kindergarten writers: from impromptu celebrations to “sitting in the author’s chair!”
- Proven strategies for turning kindergartners into researchers who do “really big work.”
- Practical and engaging ways to involve Parents as Partners in providing drawing and writing activities at home.
- Authentic assessment practices that inform instruction!
"Superb! The most useful and practical seminar I have had in over 20+ years.
It takes the scare out of the Common Core."
"…the most engaging and informative seminar I have ever been to."
A Teacher’s Power Guide: Nellie’s step-by-step presentation
The essential templates you need to create 4 independent writing totes
Gift Folder (anthologies, drawing templates, book making samples)
$269 worth of support materials and resources!
Principals (or Literacy Coaches) Attend Free!
Principals (or literacy coaches) attend free when accompanied by 4 or more teachers from their school.
After registering your group email us with your name, title, and school district.
- Confirmation Letter
- Seminar Agenda
- Cancellation Policy
- Hotel and Travel Information
- Scholarship Information
- (New) Learn to Strum the Baritone Ukulele
- (New) Announcing Nellie Edge 2018 Professional Development Schedule
- (New) How Kindergarten Children Learn: Our Teaching Philosophy including My Philosophy In Action Notebook
- Our Vision and Challenge
- Our 10 Highest-Impact Kindergarten Writing Practices
- Uniquely Qualified Instructor
- Nellie Edge University of the Pacific Credit Options
- Practicum Suggestions
- Bringing a Nellie Edge Seminar to Your District
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