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Professional Learning Series 2015-16
Free Literacy Webinar Series
Oakland Schools, Wayne RESA & the Oakland Writing Project
all sessions are FREE
7-8 pm EST interactive webinar
8-9 pm EST optional follow up discussion
SCECH credit for attending first hour
attend a minimum of 3 webinars to earn credit
Dr. Jennifer Fletcher
Revising Rhetorically: Re-seeing Writing through the Lens of Audience, Purpose, and Context
Thursday, October 22, 2015 7-9pm EST
The Revision Toolbox: Teaching Techniques that Work
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 7-9pm EST
Revision: Dowsing for Depth
Thursday, December 8, 2015 7-9pmEST
In this yearlong study with the writing experts, teachers will develop the capacity to guide their students in the process and art of effective writing. To find out more click here .
Close and Critical Reading
This series will concentrate on four close and critical questions: What does it say? How does it say it? What does it mean? And, so what?