Small Group Writing Instruction for Online and In-Person Classrooms

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WEBINAR SERIES with Jennifer Serravallo

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  • Wednesday, May 5, 2021
  • Wednesday, May 12, 2021
  • Wednesday May 19, 2021

TIME: 5:00pm-6:00pm Eastern Standard Time

Registration $150 includes a copy of Teaching Writing in Small Groups + shipping ($40 value ) + tax and fees (fee includes all 3 sessions). Registration open until May 19th.

*We will make every effort to ship your copy of Teaching Writing in Small Groups within 3 business days of registration.

**A Zoom link will be sent the evening before each session in the series* You will have access to the event recording for 30 days following each session.

Drawing from Jennifer Serravallo's newly-released Teaching Writing in Small Groups, this series will show you how just a few minutes of purposeful, responsive teaching can have a big impact on your students whether you are in-person or teaching remotely. The emphasis will be on essential practices for optimizing small groups that will help you value each child's language and literacy practices, develop relationships with your writers, teach with efficiency, improve independence, and more. The engaging videos and Jen's ability to break down complex concepts into actionable, doable steps will equip participants to be able to try out the ideas right away.

Learning Objectives


  • Why small groups?
  • Principles of effective small group instruction
  • Using goals and skill progressions to understand what writers need and to group for efficiency


  • Strategy lessons
  • Guided writing
  • Shared writing


  • Inquiry groups
  • Reflection groups
  • Partnerships and clubs


Online and classroom teachers Grades K-8, administrators, curriculum coordinators, reading specialists, writing teachers, literacy specialists, learning coaches


Visit: www.pearsoncanada.ca/serravallo

Use the promo code LEARN for free shipping on PD books ordered online.

About the facilitator

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Jennifer Serravallo is the author of The New York Times' bestselling The Reading Strategies Book, as well many other popular Heinemann professional books and resources such as The Writing Strategies Book; Connecting with Students Online; and A Teacher's Guide to Reading Conferences. Her strategies books have also been translated into French, Chinese, and Spanish. Her newest book is Teaching Writing in Small Groups. Jen is an experienced online educator who has been leading webinars and full-day online workshops for more than a decade. She also created two on-demand online courses called Strategies in Action and Teaching Reading in Small Groups.

Jen began her career in education as a NYC public school teacher and later joined the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project at Columbia University. She holds a BA from Vassar College and an MA from Teachers College, where she has also taught graduate and undergraduate classes.

Learn more about Jen and her work at

Twitter @jserravallo, on Instagram @jenniferserravallo, and by joining The Reading and Writing Strategies Facebook Community.

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