Save the Date: Discussion about Writing Effective Claims for Argument Essays with Susan Pittman August 27th!

Hi Everyone,

On Thursday August 27th, the Reading and Writing Community will have a one-day discussion with professional developer Susan Pittman about writing effective claims for high school equivalency argument essays.  We will explore such questions as:

  • Why is the claim so important in writing high school equivalency argumentative essays?
  • What strategies can we use to teach students how to write an effective claim?

Do you have a question for Susan?  Please submit it here or during the discussion on August 27th. 

Susan Pittman is an experienced adult educator and nationally recognized trainer. She specializes in providing professional development for teachers who work with Adult Basic Education and Adult Secondary level students. Susan is the CEO of E-Learning Connections, Inc, an educational consulting firm that she started in 2001. 

Looking forward to a great discussion,


Steve Schmidt

Moderator, LINCS Reading and Writing CoP