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WCECW443 Developing Writing Craft in the Middle and Senior Classes

This webinar is being run in partnership with Limerick Education Centre, Cork Education Support Centre & Tralee Education Centre

In this webinar, we will explore how to support our older students’ writing through the use of writing crafts. Using the writing workshop model, we will show how writers can hone their craft when opening stories, showing how characters are feeling, slowing down the action etc. We will consider the different structure of informational text and the importance of audience and purpose when making decisions. Participants will receive a digital resource pack with materials to support classroom instruction. 

Dr. Treasa Bowe

Dr Treasa Bowe is a primary school teacher from Cork with over 22 years teaching experience- 17 years in Scoil Oilibhéir, Cork and the last four years teaching in Endeavor College Prep, Los Angeles, California. Across her career Treasa has had keen and special interest in the area of literacy with her Masters research centred on Comprehension Strategy Instruction (CSI). Treasa was a member of the team that developed the highly regarded comprehension programme Building Bridges of Understanding (Mary Immaculate College, 2009). Treasa’s PhD research focused on the role of on-site continuing professional developing in promoting a whole school approach to CSI. More recently in 2020 Treasa has become better known to educators on both sides of the Atlantic Instagram as @betweenthecoversofagoodbook , where she shares her extensive knowledge about literacy, and picture books on a daily basis.


Event Properties

Course Date 25-11-2021 4:00 pm
Event End Date 25-11-2021 5:15 pm
Registration Start Date 01-11-2021
Cut off date 25-11-2021 12:00 pm
Individual Price External booking
Speaker Dr. Treasa Bowe
Number Hours 1.25
Location Online

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