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Accelerate Kindergarten Writing Proficiency

Dramatically Accelerate Kindergarten Writing Proficiency (a series of 3 interactive day-long workshops)

Workshop #2 with Julie Lay, NBCT
Launching Writing Workshop

(limited to 50 teachers for a quality experience)

Oct. 20, 2018 | Salem, OR
Grand Hotel | 8:30am - 3:30pm

Oct. 26, 2018 | Spokane, WA
Red Lion River Inn | 8:30am - 3:30pm

We're sorry for any inconvenience, this workshop has been canceled. Workshop#1 is open for enrollment.

  1. Build a consistent, dependable writing workshop routine
  2. Provide illustration study and guided drawing lessons
  3. Understand the early developmental stages of early writing and how to plan appropriate assessment and minilessons

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Learn best writing workshop practices and organizational tips for creating a powerful kindergarten workshop model

In just one day, Julie Lay will teach you how to:

  • Use proven practices and organizational strategies you can use right away to create a powerful kindergarten writing workshop model.

  • Create a culture of motivated writers and illustrators who LOVE writing workshop!

Create a culture of motivated writers and illustrators who LOVE writing workshop!

  • Provide illustration study and guided drawing lessons. Students will amaze you!

Teach children to use speech bubbles and delight in the sounds of language.  Seamlessly incorporate vocabulary development and build voracious vocabulary learners.  Understand the stages of early writing development and how to provide appropriate assessment, scaffolding, and minilessons.

  • Teach children to use speech bubbles and delight in the sounds of language.

  • Seamlessly incorporate vocabulary development and build voracious vocabulary learners.

  • Understand the stages of early writing development and how to provide appropriate assessment, scaffolding, and minilessons.

Implement simple strategies to publish kindergartners’ writing and honor young authors.  Simultaneously incorporate multisensory ABC Phonics Immersion, fingerspelling, “heart words,” and handwriting into a comprehensive writing program.

  • Implement simple strategies to publish kindergartners’ writing and honor young authors.

  • Simultaneously incorporate multisensory ABC Phonics Immersion, fingerspelling, "heart words", and handwriting into a comprehensive writing program.

  • Use writing-to-read strategies across the curriculum that connect with ELA Common Core Writing Standards.

kindergarteners illustrate books

Dear Colleagues,

Kindergartners are well able to demonstrate narrative, opinion and information writing. Given vibrant, engaging instruction, children will not just learn how to write and draw—they will choose to write and draw and live literate lives. Now and forever. Peruse our writing pages for glimpses of authentic kindergarten writing.

SMILES!
Nellie Edge

Julie Lay

About Julie Lay

Julie Lay is an NBCT award-winning teacher, literacy coach, and national literacy trainer.  She consistently receives RAVE REVIEWS for her dynamic PD. She has inspired teachers across the country with her systematic, innovative approach to developing kid writers. Julie and Nellie have collaborated on the writing text: Writing to Read in Kindergarten: Growing Joyful & Purposeful Writers.

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