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.

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 notetaking, 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 and social studies.

This course will be held over 11 sessions. Sessions 1 to 11 will be from 10:30 am - 11:30 am ET.
Registration Deadline: March 20, 2021, at 3 PM

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Mar 22, Mar 25, Mar 29, Apr 01, Apr 12, Apr 15, Apr 19, Apr 22, Apr 26, Apr 29, May 03
Fees: $1,000 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 and social studies.

This course will be held over 11 sessions. Sessions 1 to 11 will be from 2 pm - 3 pm ET.
Registration Deadline: April 9, 2021, at 3 PM

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Apr 12, Apr 15, Apr 19, Apr 22, Apr 26, Apr 29, May 03, May 06, May 10, May 17, May 20
Fees: $1,000 per educator
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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 pm - 4:30 pm ET

Registration Deadline: April 17, 2021, at 3 PM

Prerequisite: Advancing Thinking Through Writing I

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Apr 20, Apr 27, May 04, May 11
Fees: $500 per educator
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TWR Classroom Planning & Implementation Workshop (Secondary)

This workshop is intended for secondary educators (grades 6-12). In this workshop, teachers learn research-based practices for effectively incorporating the TWR strategies learned in the ATTWI course in their classroom instruction. There is a special focus on purposeful planning, using assessment to inform instructional decisions, and creating an engaging and motivating writing environment. This course is open to all educators in grades 6-12 that have attended an ATTWI course, but is especially suited to teachers (including Special Education and ENL) of English and social studies.

This workshop will be held over 4 sessions. Each session will be 10 am - 11:30 am ET.

Registration Deadline: April 16, 2021 at 3PM

Prerequisite: Advancing Thinking Through Writing I

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Apr 20, Apr 27, May 04, May 11
Fees: $500 per educator
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TWR Classroom Planning & Implementation Workshop (Elementary)

This workshop is intended for elementary educators (grades 1-5). In this workshop, teachers learn research-based practices for effectively incorporating the TWR strategies learned in the ATTWI course in their classroom instruction. There is a special focus on purposeful planning, using assessment to inform instructional decisions, and creating an engaging and motivating writing environment.

This workshop will be held over 4 sessions. Each session will be 10 am - 11:30 am ET

Registration Deadline: April 19, 2021 at 3PM

Prerequisite: Advancing Thinking Through Writing I

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Apr 22, Apr 29, May 06, May 13
Fees: $500 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 ageappropriate 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 5 sessions. Session 1 to 4 will be from 10:30 am - 12 pm ET. Session 5 will be from 10:30 am to 11:30 am.

Registration Deadline: April 24, 2021, at 3 PM

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Apr 27, May 04, May 11, May 18, May 25
Fees: $800 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 notetaking, 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 and social studies.

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

Registration Deadline: February 25, 2021 at 3PM

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Mar 02, Mar 09, Mar 16, Mar 23, Mar 30, Apr 06, Apr 13, Apr 20
Fees: $1,000 per educator
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Advancing Thinking Through Writing in Science Live Online Course

This course will introduce educators of science 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 science 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 science 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: February 2, 2021 at 3PM

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Feb 04, Feb 11, Feb 25, Mar 04, Mar 11, Mar 18
Fees: $800 per educator
Registration Closed
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 notetaking, 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 and social studies.

This course will be held over 8 sessions. Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 will be 10 am - 11:30 am ET. Sessions 7 and 8 will be 10:30 am - 11:30 am ET.

Registration Deadline: February 2, 2021 at 3PM

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Feb 05, Feb 12, Feb 19, Feb 26, Mar 05, Mar 12, Mar 19, Mar 26
Fees: $1,000 per educator
Registration Closed
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: February 1, 2021 at 3PM

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Feb 03, Feb 10, Feb 24, Mar 03, Mar 10, Mar 17
Fees: $800 per educator
Registration Closed
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 ageappropriate 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: January 29, 2021 at 3PM

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Feb 02, Feb 09, Feb 23, Mar 02, Mar 09, Mar 16
Fees: $800 per educator
Registration Closed
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 notetaking, 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 and social studies.

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

Registration Deadline: January 8, 2021 at 3PM

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Jan 13, Jan 20, Jan 27, Feb 03, Feb 10, Feb 24, Mar 03, Mar 10
Fees: $1,000 per educator
Registration Closed

2021 School Discount

Each of the following discounts applies to schools that send multiple educators to the same section of a course or workshop.

  • 2+ educators = 10% discount

  • 10+ educators = 15% discount

  • 15+ educators = 20% discount

The school principal is invited to attend Advancing Thinking Through Writing I at no fee with the enrollment of at least one paid educator from their school.

2021 District Discount

For information about district pricing, please complete the form. TWR will be in touch with you to discuss your district’s needs.

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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