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MTI 552: The New Art and Science of Teaching Writing: 100 Instructional Strategies For K-12 Students

MTI 552: The New Art and Science of Teaching Writing: 100 Instructional Strategies For K-12 Students

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Textbook:

The New Art and Science of Teaching Writing. Glass, K., Marzano, R. Solution Tree Press. Bloomington, IN. ISBN#: 978-1-945349-36-2

 

Course Description:

This course offers research-based instructional strategies and assessments for educators to be effective teachers of writing. The course text explores more than 100 instructional strategies across grade levels and subject areas for writing, as well as some reading instruction. Teachers will understand which instructional strategies are best suited to teaching writing skills, and gain specific examples for implementing these strategies. They will learn how to utilize general and specific strategies to improve the learning environment of the classroom and obtain desired student learning outcomes for writing. The course will help in fine-tuning writing curriculum to achieve student success by developing and assessing writing skills with the book’s instructional techniques. Throughout the course, teachers will examine samples of writing rubrics, proficiency scales, and checklists, and learn effective teaching methods to use them as assessment and instructional tools. Educators will learn how to utilize an advanced organizer as a quick reference of all strategies to assist in designing writing curriculum and planning lessons. Lastly, the course text gives access to download free reproducible activities, rubrics for assessing student writing, writing assessment examples, writing checklists, and more for classroom use.

Learning Outcomes/Competencies:

At the completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Explore in depth research-based writing-specific classroom strategies. InTASC 1,2,6
  • Gain writing-specific classroom strategies that foster specific student learning outcomes. InRASC 2,3,4,8
  • Fine-tune writing curriculum to ensure student success. InTASC4,6,7,8
  • Find tools, templates, and abundant examples to guide implementation. InTASC 4,5,6,7,8
  • Reflect on current practice, assess performance, and measure progress. InTASC 1,6,7

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Distance Correspondence
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Transcripts:
Available within 1 week of receiving your grade.

Assignments:

  • 10 text questions
  • 2 applications
  • 1 action research project
  • 1 essay
  • 10 journal entries
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Price: ​$375

Online Instructor-Led:
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Assignments:

  • ​5 discussions
  • 10 discussion responses
  • 2 applications
  • 1 action research project
  • 1 essay
  • 10 journal entries
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Price: ​$475

Download Syllabus

Price: ​$375

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Price: ​$475

Online Instructor-Led:
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Transcripts:
Available within 1 week of receiving your grade.

Assignments:

  • ​5 discussions
  • 10 discussion responses
  • 2 applications
  • 1 action research project
  • 1 essay
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Price: ​$475

Download Syllabus

Price: ​$475

Distance Correspondence
Available Anytime

Transcripts:
Available within 1 week of receiving your grade.

Assignments:

  • 10 text questions
  • 2 applications
  • 1 action research project
  • 1 essay
  • 10 journal entries
Download Syllabus

Price: ​$395

Online Instructor-Led:
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Transcripts:
Available within 1 week of receiving your grade.

Assignments:

  • 5 discussions
  • 10 discussion responses
  • 2 applications
  • 1 action research project
  • 1 essay
  • 10 journal entries
Download Syllabus

Price: ​$495

Download Syllabus

Price: ​$395

Download Syllabus

Price: ​$495

Distance Correspondence
Available Anytime

Transcripts:
Available within 4 weeks of receiving your grade.

Assignments:

  • 10 text questions
  • 2 applications
  • 1 action research project
  • 1 essay
  • 10 journal entries
Download Syllabus

Price: ​$395

Online Instructor-Led:
View Online Course Dates

Transcripts:
Available within 4 week of receiving your grade.

Assignments:

  • 5 discussions
  • 10 discussion responses
  • 2 applications
  • 1 action research project
  • 1 essay
Download Syllabus

Price: ​$495

Download Syllabus

Price: ​$395

Download Syllabus

Price: ​$495

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