Science in Your Pocket: Writing to Learn

Are you ready to learn how to utilize writing to increase student engagement? Are you interested in learning how to embed writing strategies to develop critical thinking skills? In this self-paced, online course you will explore the research behind writing to learn, discover strategies and discuss ideas for implementation. 


By the end of this course, you'll be able to:


  • Explain what writing to learn means and how it can be effectively used in the classroom.

  • Explore specific strategies that can be used for writing to learn.

  • Engage in group discussions to reflect on learning and make connections to practice.

  • Plan for implementation using best instructional practices.

**Self-paced Canvas course open now until August 31, 2021.**

**Optional Zoom meetings will be posted here and on the Canvas course for additional support following course completion.**


K-12 Science Teachers
Carolyn Beardsley, Vejheh Tavakoli
Elementary, High School, Science
1 - Planning, T-TESS 2 - Instruction, T-TESS 3 - Learning Environment, T-TESS 1.1 - Planning: Standards and Alignment, T-TESS 2.2 - Instruction: Content Knowledge and Expertise, T-TESS 2.3 - Instruction: Communication 1 - Instructional Leadership, T-PESS 2 - Human Capital, T-PESS 1.1A - Ensures curricula aligned with state standards, T-PESS 1.1B - Monitors and ensures high quality instruction, T-PESS 2.2A - Maintains diverse and high quality work force
Online Course, Self-directed

$50.00
CPE Credits: 2.00  
Registration Closes: 8/27/2021
Mon. 3/29/2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Mon. 8/16/2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Starts: 2/15/2021
Ends: 8/31/2021 11:59 pm
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