Education,  Language Arts


Course No. ED478f, ED578f

Nationwide, only a quarter of 8th and 12th graders are proficient in writing compared to nearly three-quarters who are proficient in reading (NAEP). It’s time to change that.

It is through our experience of being a student that we are better able to empower our own. Join this class to reconnect with writing! In a fun and supportive environment, you will write informal and formal pieces, demystify the writing and editing process, and take numerous activities into your classroom to reignite the passion for writing. A nourishing and transformative course for any educator (you don't have to be an English teacher!) in grades 6-12.

There are two choice books that you will be required to read. One is for storytelling & craft, and the other is for creativity. A provided list for each assignment is available. 

Get your colleagues or friends together and take this course as a group! 

We advise you to review and download the course syllabus before registering. Syllabus

●      Learned various strategies to make writing engaging and enjoyable

●      Made informed editing choices by honing their drafting and revision process

●      Applied concrete steps for increased creativity and self-compassion

●      Submitted a piece of their writing to a literary journal or website

●      Created an engaging unit with at least three new writing lessons to use in their classroom

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