Kids Need Writing Opportunities!

But How? Effective Instructional Strategies for Writing

Interactive Virtual Seminar

Saturday, November 10, 2018 / 9am to 12pm CST

Write in Every Content Area!

Tired of the same old writing projects or instruction? Join us for a 3 hour virtual seminar focused on giving students abundant opportunities to write in authentic and FUN ways. Empower your students to improve their quality of writing and stamina. Learn how to spice up your writing block with quick, standards-focused writing that is meaningful and engaging. Walk away with prompts and ideas to use immediately.

Who Should Attend?

K-6 Classroom Teachers, Special Education Staff, Title I Staff, and Other Educators Teaching ELAR in Grades K-6

Benefits of Attending

1. Explore activities and ideas for implementing quick bursts of writing in every content area.

2. Engage and lead meaningful discussions that build the confidence and content knowledge in your community of writers.

3. Learn ways to build student's writing stamina and quality of writing.

4. Implement easy-to-use activities and strategies to get all of your students writing through nonthreatening writing tasks that incorporate new learning.

5. Focus on motivation techniques and engagement strategies to get even your most reluctant writers writing!

6. And Much More!

Meet the Presenters

Kelly Harmon is a national presenter & author who has more than 27 years of experience working with at-risk students. She presents on a wide range of topics including strategies for at-risk learners, guided reading and math Instruction, RTI, technology integration, reading, writing, and instructional strategies highly effective teachers use to increase student achievement. Ms. Harmon works as an instructional coach for schools and districts across the United States. In addition to consulting, she also works with the Bureau of Education and Research, as well as Learning Sciences International, Marzano Center.

Randi Anderson is an elementary educator, blogger, and staff developer with 10 years of experience. She taught third and fourth grade in Title one schools in the Fort Worth area. Before entering the classroom, Mrs. Anderson studied early childhood education and English as a Second Language at The University of Texas at Austin. She has a strong passion for making reading and writing authentic and engaging for all students.


"A great use of time! The length of time was great (3 hours) because it wasn't an overload of information."- Mary, IL

"This seminar gave me so many wonderful new ideas, and resources to best help me along my learning journey." - Elizabeth, NJ

"I liked being able to do this from home and having the option to participate either through the video or chat option." -Ali, TX

"I loved the interactiveness of Zoom. I love all of the ideas you have given us and tons of resources!" -Julie, TX

Kids Need Writing Opportunities

Saturday, Nov. 10th, 9am

This is an online event.

Once a registration form and payment or PO have been received, participants will receive the link and instructions to the webinar.
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Registration Info

Saturday, November 10, 2018 / 9:00am - 12:00pm / Online


$99 per participant

Contact us about group discount for groups of 4+.

3 Hours of Professional Development Credit Will Be Earned

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR REGISTRATION FORM AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. EVEN IF IT IS AHEAD OF YOUR PAYMENT. This will let us know to reserve you a seat for the training in the event we have a sold out event.

You can register by Faxing, Calling, or Emailing your registration form in.


Credit Card

To pay by credit card, call our office at (817) 583-1290. We will send you a link to pay your registration fee online through our billing system. Credit Card payments must be received before the date of the seminar to receive the official link to the the training.

Purchase Order

To pay by purchase order, submit your district PO by email or fax. Please make PO's payable to Kelly Harmon & Associates. Purchase Orders must be received before the date of the seminar to receive the official link to the training. Please contact us if you require a W9 form.


To pay by check, please make checks payable to Kelly Harmon & Associates and mail to 374 Lantana Crossing Spring Branch, TX 78070. Checks must be received before the date of the seminar to receive the official link to the training.

Call (817) 583-1290

Fax (972) 369-7327


For more Information Please contact us!

Can't Make the Seminar?

We provide virtual seminars for schools and districts. Our trainings can be customized to meet the specific needs of your students and staff. Contact our us for more information on our trainings and rates! (817) 583-1290.

Kelly Harmon's Book

Kelly Harmon & Robert Marzano teamed up to write Practicing Skills, Strategies, & Processes. The book is part of the Essentials for Achieving Rigor Series.

Practicing Skills, Strategies, & Processes: Classroom Techniques to Help Students Develop Proficiency explores explicit techniques for mastering this crucial strategy of instructional practice. It includes:

  • Explicit steps for implementation
  • Recommendations for monitoring students’ ability to develop fluent thinking
  • Adaptations for students who struggle, have special needs, or excel in learning
  • Examples and non-examples from classroom practice
  • Common mistakes and ways to avoid them

For more information click here!

This is Part 1 of the Writing Series