Discussion on Teaching Writing with Dr. Mary Ann Corley July 14, 15, and 16

On July 14 – 16, the LINCS Reading and Writing, Teaching and Learning, and Professional Development communities will join together and talk with writing expert Dr. Mary Ann Corley!  She is an adult literacy consultant/professional learning specialist. Her more than 35 years’ experience in adult education includes the role of teacher, local program administrator, Maryland State GED Administrator, and Director of the National Adult Literacy and Learning Disabilities Center.

The three day discussion will focus on the LINCS resource collection’s Writing Next brief.  Each day’s focus will be:  

Tuesday July 14 Teaching Pre-Writing Skills - Learn how to help students generate and organize ideas for better writing. 

Wednesday July 15 Using Collaborative Writing - Find out how to get your students to work together to improve their writing skills. 

Thursday July 16 Teaching Contextualized Grammar - Research shows that traditional grammar instruction has a negative effect on students’ writing skills.  Find out the best way to teach your students’ grammar.   

Please come and learn, ask questions, and participate in the discussion.  You will come away with knowledge and skills that will help your students write more effectively.  Thanks in advance for your participation!