I thought the whole workshop was very informative—the entire Inquiry by Design process for driving students deeper into a text and helping them write text-based arguments.
Rebecca TempletTeacherNew Orleans (LA)

Our workshops help educators get smarter about current issues related to teaching and learning in English language arts and disciplinary literacy in content areas such as science and social studies. Our workshops address a wide range of challenges, such as aligning reading and writing work with Common Core assessments in English language arts, working with complex texts, and effective use of text and task progressions.

Participants leave our workshops energized about teaching and learning and with a clearer understanding of what standards-aligned, student-centered instruction looks like in the classroom.

Click on the workshop titles below for more details.

Text Complexity and Struggling Readers

Support struggling readers to access, comprehend, and write about complex texts.

New York City, NY | April 27, 2017
Austin, TX | April 27, 2017

Faces of the Essay: Using Models to Strengthen Student Writing

Support student writers in crafting compelling arguments.

Olympia, WA | April 26, 2017

Bring a Workshop to Your Area

We would love to bring a workshop to your school or district. Check the topic(s) of interest and submit your information in the form below. We will get back in touch with you. (Click workshop title for a detailed description of topics.)

Assessment Institutes (PARCC and Smarter Balanced)
Writing in the Era of Common Core
Writing for College and Career Readiness (Texas)
Working with Complex Texts
Apprenticing Literacy Across the Disciplines
Teaching as Apprenticeship: Text and Task Progressions and the CCSS
Teaching as Apprenticeship: Text and Task Progressions and the TEKS
Close Reading in the Content Area

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