Monday, July 22, 2013

Parent Writers-Training Class

Parents can teach their children to write! Using the best writing curriculum (in my opinion the Institute for Excellence in Writing) they can teach an 8 year old or an 18 year old (the only difference is the speed it's taught). But the learning curve when using IEW can be steep. 

I recommend you be trained in the program before you teach. In my experience, although the writing pattern is clear, to teach it successfully you need to see it done. I enjoyed Andrew Pudewa's training dvds, but they cost $169 (although I heard Diane Hopkins at Love To Learn might be willing to rent her set out). So, I teach a class for $20 and in 4 hours take parents through the text explaining and demonstrating how to teach using the IEW method. 

The next Parent Writers-Training Class is:
Date: Saturday August 17 2013
Time: 10am-2pm
Location: Chris Jones Conference Room, 680 E. State St. Lehi, UT
Cost: $20.00
Bring: A copy of All Things Fun And Fascinating (you can buy at, use the code "Valerie" for free shipping). And bring a lunch!

~Valerie Harmon

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