Intentional Writing Instruction

Teaching the Process, Craft, & Conventions of Writing

November 14, 2016 / San Antonio, TX

Jump Start Your Students Writing!

Join Kelly Harmon this fall to explore Writer's Workshop! Learn how to effectively teach the process, craft, and conventions of writing in engaging and rigorous ways! Explore strategies and ideas for getting your students excited about writing. Learn to use mentor texts, set up genre studies, maximize student conferences, write to learn across the curriculum, use the latest technology to publish pieces, and how to help students respond to literature in meaningful ways.

Specifically Designed for Grades 1st-8th

Topics Expolored

  • Expository Genre Instruction & Activities
  • Writer's Workshop Framework
  • Levels of Practice
  • The Writing Process
  • Author's Craft Strategies
  • Engaging Activities that Excite Writers in all Content Areas
  • Grammar or Convention Strategies
  • Making Grammar Rules Stick!
  • Implementing Technology into your Writing Block
  • Writing Project Ideas
  • Responding to Literature
  • Using Mentor Texts
  • Shared Writing Lessons
  • Writing Conferences
  • Assessing Student's Writing
  • And Much More!

Intentional Writing Instruction Workshop

Monday, Nov. 14th, 8:30am

850 Halm Boulevard

San Antonio, TX

The location will be the


8:00am - 8:30am Registration

8:30am - 11:45am Morning Session

11:45am -1:15pm Lunch on Your Own

1:15pm - 3:30pm Afternoon Session

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Meet The Presenter

Kelly Harmon, MAEd, is an international educational consultant with more than 25 years of experience working in early childhood to university level classrooms. Her passion for learning as led her from teaching to leadership roles. In 1998, she began working with districts and campuses in South Texas, providing grant management, literacy workshops, and instructional coaching. In 2002, she joined the Bureau of Education and Research (BER) to present seminars for literacy and technology across the United States and Canada. In 2012, Learning Sciences International Marzano Center invited her to join their team as a staff developer for the Marzano Evaluation Model and the Essentials of Rigor. Ms. Harmon earned her master’s degree at the University of Texas, San Antonio. She is co-author with Dr. Robert J. Marzano of Practicing Skills, Strategies, & Processes: Classroom Techniques to Help Students Develop Proficiency.


"Really great training! Engaging, very informative, and LOTS of great resources!!"

- Brandy

Mansfield, TX

"Great seminar! I will most definitely implement the ideas given in my classroom!"


Duncanville, TX

"LOTS to walk away with! I am excited about the new expertise and ideas I have to share with teachers at my campus. Thank you!"


San Antonio, TX

Registration Information

$199 Per Participant

Special Offers!!!

Register 3 or more staff members and receive a 10% discount.

Principals attend FREE with the registration of 3 or more staff members.

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Check Out Kelly Harmon's New 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!

Kelly Harmon & Associates, LLC

Kelly Harmon & Associates began in 2001 with a mission of instructional coaching and providing rich literacy resources for educators and parents. Our work incorporates research-based best practices for teaching and learning. Our services are professional development, curriculum development, instructional coaching, grant writing, project management, and technology integration.