Inside the Writer's Workshop, K-6

How do we help our students become skilled, proficient writers?
How do we enable them to write for a variety of purposes and audiences?

How do we help them enjoy writing and build writing stamina?

April 10, 2019 (Wednesday)

10:00 AM – 3:30 PM

@ The Oak Hill School, Nashville

Speaker:  Janet Cumbee

Participants Will . . .

• Experience structures for teaching writing that build independence, support inquiry and collaboration, and help students meet the demands of the standards and the new writing performance tasks

• Deepen expertise in using writing conferences for ongoing assessment and instruction

• Receive the Institute Handbook and protocols to share with colleagues

• Gain access to a complimentary online course for extended learning

Dr. Janet Cumbee is an educational consultant with the Center for the Collaborative Classroom.  She received her Ed.D. from Samford University in Educational Leadership.  With more than 30 years experience, she has served as a classroom teacher, principal, and director of instruction and assessment. She has extensive experience in providing professional developmental and in working with school and district leaders to develop infrastructures and processes for implementing, sustaining, and monitoring their literary work.


Bring Your Team

This one-day event is designed to support K–6 teachers, administrators, and literacy leaders who are working to improve writing instruction and motivate students in their development as writers.


TAIS Member Schools:  $150/person

Non-Member Schools:  $225/person

Group Special:  If you bring three people from your school, a fourth person can attend for free.

Lunch is included.

TAIS will mail an invoice to your school in April.


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