Pearson Online Writing Coach 6-12

Refresher Course, eCampus# 4192.29873

Pearson Online Writing Coach: Refresher Course with Pearson Curriculum Specialist, Jim Wilkerson

Unlock the writer in every student with Pearson Writing Coach, a writing and grammar program that uses print and digital tools to help them grow into confident, independent writers. With personalized, digital paragraph and essay feedback, rigorous writing instruction, and needs based grammar instruction, Pearson Writing Coach helps students learn the skills they need to become successful writers.


Pearson Online Writing Coach: Refresher Course Goals and Objectives

Participants will learn about the features provided online with Pearson Writing Coach.

  • How to create classes and subgroups for online assignments
  • How to use the plagiarism checker feature
  • How to use the online Writing Coach for paragraph and essay feedback
  • How to create your own prompt for online writing
  • How to make writing come alive for your students


About your trainer:

Jim Wilkerson has been a Pearson Curriculum Specialist for eighteen years and is certified in all curriculum areas PreK-12 with the exception of secondary math. He is presently working as one of ten National Curriculum Specialists.


Jim’s educational background includes his undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Texas. He taught in the San Antonio area for eighteen years in the Northside ISD. Jim is committed to delivering the highest quality program activations and professional development workshops. He is happy to still be teaching; this time around he is teaching teachers and enjoying impacting the lives of students through improved teaching methods and best practices.

Pearson Online Writing Coach Refresher Course

Thursday, July 16th, 12:30pm

Professional Development Toolbox (Building 200, RR HS), 1311 Round Rock Ave, Round Rock, TX 78681

July 16, 2015

12:30 - 3:30 p.m. Half day training!

Each teacher is suggested to bring a RRISD issued laptop is he/she has one available during the summer. No laptop? No worries. Laptop computers will also be available onsite.


Parking at the RRISD Professional Development Toolbox


Registration: eCampus# 4192.29873

Teachers will be awarded 3 hours of professional development credit for participation.


Questions? Please contact Caron St. Onge at 512-464-5080 or caron_stonge@roundrockisd.org.