Learning Opportunity

Writing and Writing Assessments 1-3

Registration closes:
Oct 05, 2023 at 11:00 pm MTN
Webinar will be recorded
Facilitator: Karen Filewych
Date:October 06, 2023
Time:12:30 pm to 2:00 pm MTN
No Charge
No Charge
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 24-DD-WET-KF-006-CARC
Focus: Curriculum Implementation and Pedagogy English Language Arts & Literacy

Target Audience

Grade 1-3 teachers

About this Learning Opportunity

Writing can be an exciting component of our Grade 1 to Grade 3 classrooms as students learn to express themselves on the page! How do we assess our students' writing without stifling their creativity? How do we ensure that our assessment practices help our students improve their writing? Join Karen for this practical session that will address ways to motivate students to write and provide assessment practices which will maintain our students' willingness to take risks.

This session addresses the LQS competencies

  • #2: Modeling Commitment to Professional Learning
  • #4: Leading a Learning Community

This session addresses the TQS competencies

  • #2: Engaging in Career-Long Learning
  • #3: Demonstrating a Professional Body of Knowledge

This learning opportunity is being subsidized through funding from Alberta Education.

About the Facilitator

Karen Filewych

Karen has over twenty-five years of educational experience as an elementary teacher, school administrator, and language arts consultant. She enjoys sharing her passion for literacy with both teachers and students!

In 2007, she completed her Master of Education degree at the University of Alberta with a focus in literacy. During the last few years, her passions for teaching and writing have collided. Her first book, How Do I Get Them to Write?, was published in May of 2017 by... Read more »