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Summer Workshop: Strategies For Teaching Writing

August 19, 2019 @ 9:00 am - August 23, 2019 @ 12:00 pm


This workshop is designed for teachers and others practitioners who support students with writing. Its goals are to provide participants with practical strategies for use in either classroom or one-to-one teaching environments.

This session will address topics such as:

  • Engendering enthusiasm about writing
  • Engaging the most reluctant writer
  • Enabling students to write with confidence, finding their own writing style and voice

Participants will be provided with comprehensive resources including material that can be used in a classroom or other teaching environments.


Dates 9:00 am to Noon, Monday to Friday, August 19- 23, 2019

Cost  Early Bird $400 (end June 30), $425 (ends July31), Registration $450

SAVE 5% each when registering 2 or more at the same time

*$50 non refundable administration fee included

Register here or call 780‐434‐3698

Email  resources@centre4literacy.com or Centre4Literacy.com

Instructors Ashley McPherson & Marshall Thiessen

This workshop will be led by Ashley McPherson and Marshall Thiessen.  Ashley is completing a Master’s Degree in Literacy Studies and has been project lead in the development of the Centre’s structured writing program, Tell me!/Raconte-moi!, designed for elementary students. Marshall has returned to the field of education after having worked for the Government of Alberta, in several senior policy roles. He teaches English and Literacy at the high school level.


August 19, 2019 @ 9:00 am
August 23, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
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Centre for Literacy
100, 9797-45th Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 5V8 Canada
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