WIT 101

This 3-day introductory workshop focuses on the foundational sentence level strategies that form the heart of the WIT approach and that develop clear writing, oral language, content knowledge, vocabulary, reading comprehension and thinking all at once.  We pay special attention to scaffolds that allow access to rigorous content for English learners with varying proficiency levels in English and for students with disabilities.  This is a hands-on workshop.  Teachers will leave with activities they can use immediately with students and that are appropriate for both in person and remote teaching.  Appropriate for teachers of grades 1-12 across content areas.

 

*CTLE hours: 12 (for those teaching in New York State)


March 2021

March 9, 16 & 23, 2021

9am - 1pm EST

$1,000 per person or $900 per person for 3 or more teachers from one school*

Offered remotely to individuals or site-based teams

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*The fee for this WIT workshop (three sessions) is $1,000 per person.  There is a discount of $100 per person for teams of 3 or more from the same school.


Instructor:

Michelle Brochu is a Senior Strategic Inquiry consultant and a certified trainer in both Strategic Inquiry and WIT. From 2008 to 2017, she was also an adjunct professor in educational leadership in the Marxe School of Public and International Affairs at Baruch College, City University of New York. Prior to joining Strategic Inquiry, she worked for over 20 years in New York City as a senior program officer and instructional specialist at New Visions for Public Schools; an Assistant Principal at Henry Street School for International Studies; a founding co-director of the Bronx Lab School on the Evander Child’s Campus; an AUSSIE literacy consultant; and a classroom teacher.