Courses for Educators

The Writing Revolution offers in-person and live online courses that prepare educators of all subjects and grades to implement the Hochman Method.

These courses provide teachers and school leaders with the tools to implement effective writing instructional strategies in all subjects. Please note that the remote course is intended for those who are unable to attend the in-person course due to distance. TWR asks educators from the New York City metropolitan area to attend the in-person courses.

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For more information on district training & partnerships, including pricing and customizable packages, please email info@thewritingrevolution.org.
TWR Leadership Workshop

This workshop is intended for principals and other key administrators involved in the school-wide implementation of TWR.

This workshop will deepen school leaders’ understanding of the core values of TWR and the key components of a successful school-wide implementation of the Hochman Method. These components include how to give teachers feedback on their TWR instruction and achieve consistency of implementation across grade levels and content areas.

This workshop will be held over 4 sessions. Each session will be 3:30 pm - 5 pm ET

Registration Deadline: October 27, 2020 at 3PM

Prerequisite: Advancing Thinking Through Writing I

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Oct 29, Nov 05, Nov 12, Nov 19
Fees: $500 per educator
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Advancing Thinking Through Writing I Live Online Course

This course introduces participants to the Hochman Method, an explicit set of sequenced strategies for teaching expository writing that can be integrated into any content. Specific strategies are presented to improve the structure, coherence and clarity of students’ writing, beginning at the sentence-level. The focus moves to outlines, paragraphs, and compositions. Participants will also learn how to teach note-taking, summarization, and revision. There are opportunities to practice and create activities as well as receive feedback from TWR faculty.

This course is open to all educators in grades 3-12, but is especially suited to teachers (including Special Education and ENL) of English, social studies, and science.

This course will be held over 8 sessions. Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 7 will be 3 pm - 4:30 pm ET. Sessions 6 and 8 will be 3 pm - 4 pm ET

Registration Deadline: October 27, 2020 at 3PM

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Nov 02, Nov 09, Nov 16, Nov 23, Nov 30, Dec 04, Dec 07, Dec 11
Fees: $1,000 per educator
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TWR Refresher Workshop

This workshop is intended for educators that have previously attended Advancing Thinking Through Writing I and are interested in a review of key TWR strategies. During the workshop, there will be opportunities to both practice and create activities, as well as receive feedback from TWR faculty.

This workshop will be held over 4 sessions. Each session will be 2pm - 3pm ET

Registration Deadline: November 11, 2020 at 3PM

Prerequisite: Advancing Thinking Through Writing I

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Nov 16, Nov 23, Nov 30, Dec 07
Fees: $500 per educator
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Advancing Thinking Through Writing in Math Live Online Course

This course will introduce educators of mathematics to the Hochman Method, a proven, evidence-based approach to teaching writing that improves students’ writing, reading, and thinking. Participants will learn strategies that can be integrated into any math content. There will be opportunities to both practice and create activities, as well as receive feedback from TWR faculty.

This course is intended exclusively for math educators to be taken in lieu of Advancing Thinking Through Writing I.

This course will be held over 6 sessions. Each session will be 1 pm - 2 pm ET

Registration Deadline: November 13, 2020 at 3PM

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Nov 17, Nov 18, Dec 01, Dec 02, Dec 15, Dec 16
Fees: $800 per educator
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Advancing Thinking Through Writing K-2 Live Online Course

This course introduces Kindergarten through 2nd grade educators to the Hochman Method, an explicit set of sequenced strategies for teaching expository writing that can be integrated into any content. Educators will learn specific TWR strategies that build the vocabulary and language skills necessary for future success in writing. TWR faculty will present age-appropriate examples and techniques for scaffolding and differentiation. There will be opportunities to practice and create activities as well as receive feedback from TWR faculty.

This course is intended exclusively for K-2 educators to be taken in lieu of Advancing Thinking Through Writing I.

This course will be held over 6 sessions. Each session will be 10 am - 11:10 am ET

Registration Deadline: November 16, 2020 at 3PM

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Nov 18, Nov 19, Dec 02, Dec 03, Dec 16, Dec 17
Fees: $800 per educator
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Advancing Thinking Through Writing I Live Online Course

This course will be held over 11 sessions. The first session will be 3 pm - 4:15 pm ET. All other sessions will be 3 pm - 4 pm ET

Registration Deadline: October 22, 2020 at 3PM

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Oct 27, Oct 28, Oct 29, Nov 03, Nov 04, Nov 05, Nov 10, Nov 12, Nov 17, Nov 18, Nov 19
Fees: $1,000 per educator
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Advancing Thinking Through Writing I Live Online Course

This course will be held over 11 sessions. The first session will be 11 am - 12:15 pm ET. All other sessions will be 11 am - 12 pm ET

Registration Deadline: October 21, 2020 at 3PM

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Oct 26, Oct 27, Oct 28, Oct 29, Nov 16, Nov 17, Nov 18, Nov 19, Dec 07, Dec 08, Dec 09
Fees: $1,000 per educator
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Advancing Thinking Through Writing I Live Online Course

This course will be held over 8 sessions. Sessions 1, 2, 4, 5, 7 and 8 will be 7 pm - 8:30 pm ET. Sessions 3 and 6 will be 7 pm - 8 pm ET.

Registration Deadline: September 10, 2020 at 3PM

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Sep 15, Sep 16, Sep 17, Oct 13, Oct 14, Oct 15, Nov 03, Nov 04
Fees: $1,000 per educator
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1+ Discount

There is a discount of 10% for schools sending more than one educator to the same course.

CTLE Credit

The Writing Revolution is an approved Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) Sponsor for New York school districts. As such, NYS teachers who successfully complete TWR courses may earn clock hours toward their CTLE requirement. Because activities in TWR courses include scaffolded strategies designed for all students, including ELLs/MLLs, in mastering core content, these hours may also be used toward the minimum requirement in language acquisition addressing the needs of English Language Learners.

Questions?

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