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Writing Strategies for Your 6-12 Classroom

EDUC 600

This course is designed to help the classroom teacher use writing strategies that will help their students become more critical thinkers and more confident in themselves as writers.  These strategies will prepare students for the writing they will do in school, and for the writing they will do in their lives outside of school.


  •  Understand the importance of having students write every day, in different genres, for various purposes.
  •  Utilize various writing strategies to help meet the Common Core State Standards.
  •  Improve the critical thinking of student in their classrooms.
  •  Implement a plan as to how students will keep their writing and how they will be evaluated.


Computer with speakers or headphones, internet access and active email account.