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SIM Virtual Professional Learning: Sentence-level Writing Strategies

June 15 & 29, 2021 (Summer Session)

11 am- 2:00 pm CST

This session was cancelled due to low enrollment

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August 10 & 11, 2021 (Fall Session)

11 am- 2:00 pm CST

Note: This professional learning event is a series of sessions, which will meet twice in August to learn the instructional routine and provide time for interaction and feedback, and meet three more times for one-hour small group coaching sessions in Sept., Oct., and Nov.
Presenters: Marc Markell, Ph.D., CT, SIM PD & Sue Woodruff, SIM PDL

The SIM Writing Strategies are evidence-based strategies that teachers at all levels can implement in their classrooms to guide students to becoming competent writers and help students to express themselves. This online class will focus on, and provide practice in, the Fundamentals in Sentence Writing and Proficiency in Sentence Writing strategies.

Participants will receive the following materials as part of their registration: The Fundamentals of Sentence Writing Manuals (student and teacher), Proficiency in Sentence Writing Manuals (student and teacher), access to digital teacher resources, three (one-hour) small group coaching sessions, and three (30-minute) consultation sessions for school administrators.


Fall Session Registration Deadline, July 27th, 2021

     Early Bird Price:   $400  ($425, after July 20th) - Please register by July 27th to receive your guidebooks on time.

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  • To pay by credit card, visit our online store or call our order desk, 785-864-4780, with your credit card information between 9 am and 4 pm CST.

Note: This class has a minimun enrollment number.  Please do not submit payment information until we contact you that we have reached the minimum enrollment.  Thank you!

Fall Session Refund Policy:
If you find you are not able to attend the class, notify KUCRL by July 27 for a refund of your registration minus a $25 cancellation fee.

For questions regarding registration, please contact simpd@ku.edu, 785-864-0626. For questions regarding payment, contact orderkucrl@ku.edu, 785-864-4780.


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