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Writing the HSE Essay: Tools for Instructors & Tutors

13 November 2018
When:
January 11, 2019 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
2019-01-11T09:30:00-05:00
2019-01-11T16:00:00-05:00
Where:
Office of Adult Education
1500 John F Kennedy Blvd 14th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Nicole Daker
215-686-5250

 

DESCRIPTION

Are you tired of teaching writing the same old way? Interested in learning some new strategies to invigorate and align your lessons with the CCRS standards and HSE essay styles? Join us for “Writing the HSE Essay: Tools for Tutors and Instructors.” The session will focus on scaffolded writing tools that are strategy based, common core and HSE testing aligned, and easy to use and follow by both instructional staff and their students. The session will include an overview of CCRS Writing Standards, the HiSET® and GED® essay styles, tools for teaching writing strategies for both exam styles, and resources for incorporating these ideas into your classroom.

FACILITATORS

DiAne Spencer
Literacy Instructor, Temple University WELL Program 

DiAne Spencer has worked in the fields of education and publishing for over 15 years. She has taught in both Philadelphia public and private schools. DiAne is currently a Literary Instructor for the Temple University WELL Program. Her role includes implementing writing strategies and curriculum development for Adult Education

Kelly Sines
Get Healthy Philly, Philly FIGHT

Kelly Sines has worked in the adult education field for over 10 years and has served in various roles within several organizations in the city. Of all their roles in the field instruction is their favorite. Kelly enjoys exploring strategies for effective, relevant, and fun lessons and looks forward to sharing some writing ideas during this training.


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