Courses for Educators

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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.


For more information on district training & partnerships, including pricing and customizable packages, please email info@thewritingrevolution.org. [/el_text_html][/el_column][/el_row]
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 1 pm to 2 pm ET.

Please note that there will be an optional 40 minutes of collaboration time immediately following sessions 3 and 5. During this additional time, teachers will have the opportunity to collaborate with one another on creating a TWR activity for their content area.

Registration Deadline: July 30, 2021, at 3 PM

Remote Course Created with Sketch. Remote Training
Aug 03, Aug 04, Aug 05, Aug 10, Aug 11, Aug 12, Aug 17, Aug 18, Aug 19, Aug 24, Aug 25
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 8 sessions. Sessions 1 to 6 will be from 8:30 am to 10 am ET. Sessions 7 & 8 will be from 8:30 am to 9:30 am.

Please note that there will be an optional 40 minutes of collaboration time immediately following sessions 2 and 4. During this additional time, teachers will have the opportunity to collaborate with one another on creating a TWR activity for their content area.

Registration Deadline: July 30, 2021, at 3 PM

Remote Course Created with Sketch. Remote Training
Aug 04, Aug 11, Aug 18, Aug 25, Sep 01, Sep 08, Sep 15, Sep 22
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 7 sessions. Session 1 will be from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm ET. Sessions 2 to 7 will be from 3:30 pm to 5 pm ET.

Please note that there will be an optional 40 minutes of collaboration time immediately following sessions 2 & 3. During this additional time, teachers will have the opportunity to collaborate with one another on creating a TWR activity for their content area.

Registration Deadline: August 3, 2021, at 3 PM

Remote Course Created with Sketch. Remote Training
Aug 06, Aug 13, Aug 20, Sep 03, Sep 17, Oct 01, Oct 15
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 9 sessions. Sessions 1 & 2 will be from 1 pm to 3 pm ET. Sessions 3 to 9 will be from 3:45 pm to 4:45 pm ET.

Please note that there will be an optional 40 minutes of collaboration time immediately following sessions 3 and 4. During this additional time, teachers will have the opportunity to collaborate with one another on creating a TWR activity for their content area.

Registration Deadline: August 6, 2021, at 3 PM

Remote Course Created with Sketch. Remote Training
Aug 09, Aug 16, Aug 30, Sep 13, Sep 27, Oct 04, Oct 18, Nov 01, Nov 08
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 3 pm to 4 pm ET.

Please note that there will be an optional 40 minutes of collaboration time immediately following sessions 3 and 5. During this additional time, teachers will have the opportunity to collaborate with one another on creating a TWR activity for their content area.

Registration Deadline: Aug 13, 2021, at 3 PM

Remote Course Created with Sketch. Remote Training
Aug 16, Aug 17, Aug 19, Aug 20, Aug 23, Aug 24, Aug 26, Aug 27, Aug 30, Aug 31, Sep 02
Fees: $1,000 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 5 sessions. Session 1 & 2 will be from 1 pm to 3 pm ET. Sessions 3 to 5 will be from 3:45 pm to 4:45 pm ET.

Please note that there will be an optional 40 minutes of collaboration time immediately following session 3. During this additional time, teachers will have the opportunity to collaborate with one another on creating a TWR activity for their content area.

Registration Deadline: August 6, 2021, at 3 PM

Remote Course Created with Sketch. Remote Training
Aug 09, Aug 16, Aug 30, Sep 13, Sep 27
Fees: $800 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 4 sessions. Each session will be 1 pm - 2:30 pm.

Please note that there will be an optional 40 minutes of collaboration time immediately following session 3. During this additional time, teachers will have the opportunity to collaborate with one another on creating a TWR activity for their content area.

Registration Deadline: July 26, 2021 at 3 PM

Remote Course Created with Sketch. Remote Training
Jul 29, Aug 05, Aug 12, Aug 19
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 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 6 sessions. Session 1 to session 4 will be from 8:30 am to 10:30 am ET. Session 5 to 6 will be from 8:30 am to 10 am ET.

Please note that there will be an optional 40 minutes of collaboration time immediately following sessions 2 & 3. During this additional time, teachers will have the opportunity to collaborate with one another on creating a TWR activity for their content area.

Registration Deadline: July 26, 2021, at 3 PM

Remote Course Created with Sketch. Remote Training
Jul 29, Aug 16, Aug 30, Sep 13, Sep 27, Oct 11
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 4 sessions. Sessions 1 to 4 will be from 1 pm - 2:30 pm ET.

Registration Deadline: July 23, 2021, at 3 PM

Remote Course Created with Sketch. Remote Training
Jul 27, Aug 03, Aug 10, Aug 17
Fees: $800 per educator
Registration Closed
TWR Classroom Planning & Implementation Workshop (Elementary)

Prerequisite: Advancing Thinking Through Writing I

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 2:30 pm - 4 pm ET

Registration Deadline: July 19, 2021, at 3 PM

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Jul 22, Jul 29, Aug 05, Aug 12
Fees: $500 per educator
Registration Closed
TWR Classroom Planning & Implementation Workshop (Secondary)

Prerequisite: Advancing Thinking Through Writing I

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 2:30 pm - 4 pm ET.

Registration Deadline: July 19, 2021, at 3 PM

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Jul 21, Jul 28, Aug 04, Aug 11
Fees: $500 per educator
Registration Closed
TWR Leading the Revolution: School Leader Workshop

Previously called "TWR Leadership Workshop"

Prerequisite: Advancing Thinking Through Writing I

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 2:30 pm - 4 pm ET

Registration Deadline: July 16, 2021, at 3 PM

Remote Course Created with Sketch. Remote Training
Jul 20, Jul 27, Aug 03, Aug 10
Fees: $500 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 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. Session 1 to 6 will be from 10 am - 11:10 am ET.

Please note that there will be an optional 40 minutes of collaboration time immediately following session 3. During this additional time, teachers will have the opportunity to collaborate with one another on creating a TWR activity for their content area.

Registration Deadline: July 26, 2021, at 3 PM

Remote Course Created with Sketch. Remote Training
Jul 28, Jul 29, Aug 04, Aug 05, Aug 11, Aug 12
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 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 8 sessions. Sessions 1 to 6 will be from 5:30 pm to 7 pm ET. Session 7 and 8 will be from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm ET.

Please note that there will be an optional 40 minutes of collaboration time immediately following sessions 2 and 4. During this additional time, teachers will have the opportunity to collaborate with one another on creating a TWR activity for their content area.

Registration Deadline: July 12, 2021, at 3 PM

Remote Course Created with Sketch. Remote Training
Jul 15, Jul 22, Jul 29, Aug 05, Aug 12, Aug 19, Aug 26, Sep 02
Fees: $1,000 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 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 11:30 am to 12:30 pm ET.

Please note that there will be an optional 40 minutes of collaboration time immediately following sessions 3 and 5. During this additional time, teachers will have the opportunity to collaborate with one another on creating a TWR activity for their content area.

Registration Deadline: July 2, 2021, at 3 PM

Remote Course Created with Sketch. Remote Training
Jul 06, Jul 07, Jul 08, Jul 13, Jul 14, Jul 15, Jul 20, Jul 21, Jul 22, Jul 27, Jul 28
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?

For more information, contact enrollment@thewritingrevolution.org.

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