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Writing Strategies for Your 6-12 Classroom

EDUC 600




Instructor: Charles North

Grading: Letter or S/U

Spring, Summer & Fall (Ongoing)

Instruction Mode: Internet-Asynchronous (Online Class)

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

Course Fee: $299

Course Description:

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.

About The Instructor

Chuck North
Charles North

Charles North earned an M.A. in Secondary School Administration from Central Michigan University, where he also earned a B.S. in Secondary Education with a major in Mathematics and minor in Earth Science. Charles has experience teaching high school and in educational leadership positions to include the titles of principal, federal funding director, and district curriculum coordinator. Charles has published articles in the School Recognition Journal from the Department of Education and in publications from Central Michigan University.

**Registration Instructions:

Register and pay at: http://healthyteachingonline.com/

A minimum $20 processing fee will be assessed per person for cancellations received after the start of the course. Refunds are not issued after the start of the course or after access to the course has been provided.