Teaching Writing Is Hard, Until It Isn’t


Presenter: Shannon Anderson
Core Area:
Instructional Planning and Delivery 1A, 1B, 1D, 1F; Knowledge of Students and Student Learning 2B; Content Knowledge and Expertise 3A, 3B, 3C; Learning Environment 4C; Data-Driven Practice 5A
Grade Level: 
Elementary & Secondary
Hours: 1

We’re taking a deep dive into teaching writing! While there are many examples of teaching subjects like math or science in the syllabus, teaching writing in a meaningful way is a more complicated process. In this 1-hour course from Shannon Anderson, an experienced teacher and published author, you’ll learn methods for teaching writing skills to your students in a meaningful way and making it fun for everyone in your class!

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Teaching any subject can be a difficult task, and teaching writing has its own set of unique challenges. There aren’t any formulas or diagrams for teaching writing to students, and getting students to write in a meaningful way can be a daunting task in and of itself. This is because good writing isn’t only about grammar but also knowing how to make your writing shine and how to think creatively.

In this course, Teaching Writing Is Hard, Until It Isn’t, experienced educator and published author Shannon Anderson gives tips and tricks for ways you can empower your students with new writing techniques and get them in the flow of writing. You’ll learn how to create an engaging prompt for your students to write about and how to create a plan for your students’ continued writing growth, among other things. Any educator, whether you enjoy writing or it’s your least favorite part of the day, will benefit from this in-depth course.

In this 1-hour course, participants will learn:

  • Why teaching writing can be difficult
  • A training plan that will help your students write meaningfully
  • What makes a great prompt
  • How to structure your writing block

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215 reviews for Teaching Writing Is Hard, Until It Isn’t

  1. Zelma – LAREDO ISD (verified owner)

    It was good.

  2. Leticia – ECTOR COUNTY ISD (verified owner)

    This course was helpful and will have more tools to help my students become better writers.

  3. Mayra – LOS FRESNOS CISD (verified owner)

    Amazing Presenter 🙂

  4. Jasmin – LOS FRESNOS CISD (verified owner)

    Great information!

  5. Rolando – LOS FRESNOS CISD (verified owner)

    excellent material, delivered in an efficient manner with good examples

  6. Elsa – LOS FRESNOS CISD (verified owner)

    Great information!

  7. Santa Inez – LOS FRESNOS CISD (verified owner)

    Excellent course for someone beginning to teach writing.

  8. Brian – WESTERVILLE CITY (verified owner)


  9. Israel – WESLACO ISD (verified owner)

    Not just for teachers that enjoy writing. Perhaps this session may gift you that love of writing though.

  10. Marla – WESLACO ISD (verified owner)

    Great information that can be utilized in the classroom.

  11. Brenda – WESLACO ISD (verified owner)

    I really enjoy these sessions! Jotted down a lot of great ideas!

  12. Angela – WESLACO ISD (verified owner)


  13. Maria – WESLACO ISD (verified owner)

    Excellent writing strategies!

  14. Sandra – WESLACO ISD (verified owner)

    Very impormative

  15. Minerva – WESLACO ISD (verified owner)

    Great ideas and examples!

  16. Elizabeth – WESLACO ISD (verified owner)

    Great course, highly recommend.

  17. Lindsay – Ashtabula Area City Schools (verified owner)

    This course provides the learner with a great introduction of explicitly how to teach writing to students (beginning with the planning all the way to specific mini lessons).

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