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SIM Fundamentals of Paraphrasing and Summarizing Strategy Virtual Professional Development Course


The Fundamentals of Paraphrasing and Summarizing Strategy helps older students acquire the fundamental skills they need to be able to identify and paraphrase main ideas and details. Lesson topics include paraphrasing words, phrases, and sentences; identifying details, topics, and main ideas; creating summaries; and more. These skills are foundational to being able to paraphrase and summarize information and are required when students write answers to questions or write reports in school.

Participants will receive the following materials as part of their registration: Access to the Fundamentals of Paraphrasing and Summarizing Strategy Professional Development Course on Canvas, access to digital teacher resources, two one-hour follow-up coaching sessions.

Note: You will need to purchase the Fundamentals of Paraphrasing and Summarizing Strategy guidebooks (student and teacher) separately through the publisher, Edge Enterprises, Inc.

Register Anytime and Complete the Course at your own pace. 

Price: $150 (materials not included, details on how to order will come with your confirmation email)

Registration Step One: Fill out the Online Registration Form

Registration Step Two: Payment

  • To pay by check or purchase order (PO), download the form
  • 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.

Refund Policy: There will be no refunds issued for this course.


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