PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

SCHOOL/DISTRICT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

The Los Angeles Writing Project provides professional development programs designed to improve writing and the teaching of writing at all grade levels and in all disciplines. Workshop presenters are classroom teachers who have received training through Writing Project's Summer Institute. Presentations can be tailored to meet the specific needs of the school or school districts and can include such areas as:

  • Teaching Writing as a Process
  • Writing Workshops
  • Teaching Writing and Reading to English Language Learners
  • Writing Assessment
  • Preparing for the High School Exit Exam

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Please contact Dr. Robert Land or (323)343-4443


SATURDAY SEMINARS

Our Saturday Seminars are open to the public for teachers or anyone interested in learning new and fun strategies to improve writing with children.  Our Saturday Seminars workshops are FREE! Please see our our most recent 

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OPEN COURSES

Through the CSULA Extended Education Program, we will periodically offer Open Courses taught by teachers who are members of the Cal State LA Writing Project, expert teachers of writing. Sample course titles are as follows:

  • Developing your Elementary Writing Workshop Part 1 & 2
  • Writing Workshop in ELD Classrooms Part 1 & 2
  • Teaching Literary Analysis to Secondary Students
  • Teaching the Craft of Writers Workshop
  • Teaching Critical Thinking  and Argumentation to Secondary Students

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TEACHER/ADMINISTRATOR WORKSHOPS 

Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Workshop 

Get a head start in understanding the chanve by attending this workshop. ecome a leader at your school to help other teachers and administrators apply the new standards. Pre-service teachers, credential students, teachers and administrators will beneftil by attending this workshop! Participants will dissect the standards and apply the CCSS to their current teaching.

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