K-12 Writing Cohorts

Implement, Sustain and Celebrate Writing

Interested in joining a writing cohort for the 2022-23 school year? Here’s your chance!

Launch your writing class with determination, organization and enthusiasm by joining a K-12 Writing Cohort led by Yolanda Westerberg! Sign up below to attend your grade group’s catch-up course to be added to our Year 2 group, beginning July 2022.

Foundations in Writing for K-1 with Yolanda Westerberg

Come learn to implement, sustain and celebrate writing in your K-1 classroom!

Session topics include:

  • Getting Started - the first 10 days of school

  • Making a Roadmap for Instruction

  • What is a Mini-Lesson and How do I Teach One?

  • Creating a Community of Writers

  • Writing Process made Easier

Details

Year 2 Kickoff at Summer Institute in Ontario, OR for existing group & added members:

Date: July 19 (all day)

Location: In-person (Ontario - TBD)

Writing Workshop with Yolanda Westerberg (Grades 2-5)

Come learn to implement, sustain and celebrate writing in your 2-5 classroom!

Session topics include:

  • Creating a Community of Writers

  • Writing is a Skill - teaching stamina, originality and enthusiasm

  • Writing Process made Easier

  • Writing about Reading and Taking Neat Notes

  • Yearlong Planning - start with the calendar

Details

Catch-up/Refresher Courses:

Dates: June 10, 9:00am-3:00pm; June 11, 9:00am-3:00pm

Location: In-person, Malheur ESD (Vale, OR)

Year 2 Kickoff at Summer Institute in Ontario, OR for existing group & added members:

Date: July 20 (all day)

Location: In-person (Ontario - TBD)

Register today to join a Catch-Up / Refresher Course!