Virtual 2 Day Seminars
If you sign up for this section, you are signing up for a virtual section. There are a limited in-person spaces for this course. If you want to take the course in-person, you must register for the in-person section so we can ensure social distancing.
The content for the virtual section and in-person section is the same.
Landmark School uses a five-step, sequential model for teaching writing skills that incorporates modeling and teaching metacognition throughout each step. This process includes brainstorming, organizing (via mapping and the use of graphic organizers), rough drafting, proofreading, and final drafting. These writing strategies can be applied to paragraph, multi-paragraph, and essay level writing assignments across the curriculum. This seminar will also include techniques for oral rehearsal, paragraph framing, the use of hands-on materials, and report writing.
Upon completion, participants will be able to:
This course is appropriate for educators at the middle and high school levels.
All necessary materials will be shared electronically.
Optional graduate credit for an additional fee of $125
|July 22-23, 2021
8:30am - 3:00pm Eastern
Over 98% of educators felt that their Outreach Summer Institute seminar provided them with strategies and tools that will help their students.
Janet is the head of the language arts department at Landmark High School, and the author of The Trickster in African and African-American Folktales, the Landmark tutorial training manual, and other writing curricula. In her years at Landmark, she has also been a tutor, teacher, and academic advisor. Janet has presented seminars for educators and parents throughout the country regarding methods for instructing all students within the language arts context, and she has been an educational consultant for several schools. Janet has also served as a writing instructor for Simmons College.