School and District Options


Online School License

Are you looking to improve the student writing in your school but you don’t have the time or budget for traditional professional development?

A school license to EWO provides your teachers all of the great background information from our full-day workshops and digital tools for the classroom to transform their writing instruction.  The benefits include:

  • improved teacher practice in assessing and correcting student writing
  • a consistent approach to writing instruction throughout your school
  • instruction on all genres of writing for grade levels K-8
  • answers to hundreds of challenging questions on writing instruction
  • perfect content for PLC’s, grade level, in-house pd/staff development
  • engaging classroom content for building vocabulary and background knowledge

Workshop

Schedule a full-day Empowering Writers workshop at your school or district.  Your teachers will improve their teacher practice and understand the techniques of how to effectively teach writing. This workshop will provide your staff with everything they need to be successful teaching writing by learning:

  • a proven methodology and specific strategies for writing instruction
  • how to assess student work and provide productive feedback
  • effective modeling
  • the salient, specific skills of narrative, expository, opinion genres
  • a consistent approach to writing instruction
  • and much more

Webinars

One way to keep implementation on track and assure successful results is to meet with an Empowering Writers’ master trainer at points during the school year.  These brisk, 45-minute online sessions are an easy way for your team to:

  • informs their instruction and answers their questions
  • assess their students’ work with our trainer
  • review aspects of instruction
  • getting ready for the state assessment

We recommend three webinars during the school year with an EW Master Trainer which include:

  • Kick off session to introduce EW to team and prepare teachers for first 6-8 weeks of instruction
  • Check-in session for Q&A with grade levels to maintain accountability and keep implementation on track
  • Assessment prep session to focus instruction on pertinent writing skills and test taking strategies

Coaching

Schedule an EW trainer to visit your school.  This is a great opportunity for your team to:

  • see the effectiveness of Empowering Writers’ methodology and strategies in their classrooms
  • learn tips and techniques for writing instruction from a master trainer
  • understand what effective modeling looks like
  • get coaching on the parts of instruction that present the most challenges
  • assess student work