Learn to use methods that have been extensively validated as effective in teaching struggling writers, such as formative assessment, rubrics, modeling, goal setting and graphic organizers. You will also learn to cultivate the necessary self-regulation in students that expert writers possess, and gradual release methods to empower students to own their writing. The methods learned in this course will strengthen your existing writing instruction.

Module 1 Course Overview
Unit 1 SRSD Introduction
Unit 2 Language Abilities
Unit 3 What is SRSD?
Unit 4 SRSD Results & Case Studies
Unit 5 Who Needs SRSD?
Unit 6 Teacher Self-Assessment Activity
Unit 7 6 Stages of SRSD
Unit 8 Common Core Alignment
Unit 9 Activity: Linking Classroom Instruction to CCSS
Unit 10 Review Common Core Analysis
Unit 11 Identify Your Students' Skill Level
Module 2 Course Packets K-12
Unit 1 Choose Your Students' Level
Unit 2 Leveled Course Packets
Module 3 Stage 1: Activate & Develop Background Knowledge
Unit 1 Introduction to Stage 1
Unit 2 Task 1: Hype The Genre
Unit 3 Task 2: Develop Background Knowledge, Pre-skills, and Vocabulary
Unit 4 Task 3: Read/Discuss Positive Models
Unit 5 Task 4: Collect Pre-Assessment
Unit 6 Task 5: Provide Strategy (Mnemonic)
Unit 7 Introduce Rubrics
Unit 8 Task 6: Introduce Self-Regulation Strategies
Unit 9 Post-Assessment
Unit 10 Review of Stage 1
Module 4 Stage 2: Discuss It
Unit 1 Introduction to Stage 2
Unit 2 Task 1: Map Models Using Graphic Organizers
Unit 3 Task 1: Activity 1
Unit 4 Task 1: Activity 2
Unit 5 Task 1: Activity 3
Unit 6 Task 2: Review and Repair Poor Models
Unit 7 Task 3: Build Collaborative Partnerships - Part I
Unit 8 Task 3: Build Collaborative Partnerships - Part II
Unit 9 Task 4: Establish Benefits of Strategy Use
Unit 10 Task 5: Begin Graphing
Unit 11 Task 6: Develop Goals and Self-Talk Statements - Part I
Unit 12 Task 6: Develop Goals and Self-Talk Statements - Part II
Unit 13 Task 6: Develop Goals and Self-Talk Statements - Part IV
Unit 14 Task 7: Explore When/Where to Use Strategy
Unit 15 Review of Stage 2
Module 5 Stage 3: Model It
Unit 1 Introduction to Stage 3
Unit 2 Task 1: Model Planning and Writing Using Think-Alouds
Unit 3 Task 1: Activity 2
Unit 4 Task 1: Activity 3
Unit 5 Task 2: Model Collaborative Planning and Writing Experiences
Unit 6 Task 3: Model Personalization of Self-Talk Statements
Unit 7 Troubleshooting Self-Talk with Adolescents
Unit 8 Task 4: Model and Practice Self & Peer Scoring with Rubrics
Unit 9 Task 4: Activity 1
Unit 10 Task 4: Activity 2
Unit 11 Task 5: Model and Practice Graphing Routines
Unit 12 Task 6: Model and Support Goal Setting
Unit 13 Task 6: Activity 1
Unit 14 Task 6: Activity 2
Unit 15 Review of Stage 3
Module 6 Stage 4: Memorize It
Unit 1 Introduction To Stage 4
Unit 2 Task 1: Internalize Strategy Via Mnemonics
Unit 3 Task 2: Internalize Personalized Self-Talk Statements
Unit 4 Review of Stage 4
Module 7 Stage 5: Support It
Unit 1 Introduction to Stage 5
Unit 2 Task 1: Continue Collaborative Writing Experiences
Unit 3 Stage 5 - Task 1: Activity 1
Unit 4 Stage 5 - Task 1: Activity 2
Unit 5 Stage 5 - Task 1: Activity 3
Unit 6 Stage 5 - Task 1: Activity 4
Unit 7 Task 2: Support Students' Strategy Use
Unit 8 Fading Support
Unit 9 Color Coding
Unit 10 Task 3: Support Self-Regulation Fading Support
Unit 11 Task 4: Provide Feedback on Writing, Self-Regulation, and Scoring
Unit 12 Combining Grammar with SRSD
Unit 13 Review of Stage 5
Module 8 Stage 6: Independence
Unit 1 Introduction to Stage 6
Unit 2 Independent Use of Strategies and Self-Regulation
Unit 3 Stage 6 Review
Module 9 Conclusion
Unit 1 Conclusion
Unit 2 Feedback Survey