While some students may have a natural knack for writing, others may need help learning how to grow this skill. A little bit of inspiration goes a long way in helping them learn to stretch their creative writing muscles. In this 1-hour course, Creativity Disclaimer — Your Kids May Fall in Love with Writing, award-winning educator Shannon Anderson shares her best tips for learning creative ways to inspire kids to write.
Ms. Anderson is a 25-year veteran educator, children’s book author, and speaker. Her passion is helping students cultivate a love for reading and writing, as well as helping educators find creative ways to inspire kids to write. Ms. Anderson helps make creative writing fun, exciting, and something to look forward to.
After taking this course, you’ll walk away with a better understanding of:
- How to set up a writer’s notebook
- Using figurative language in writing
- Word choice in writing
- How to use quotes
- Playing with rhymes
- Creative writing exercises to get your students thinking
- How to organize a story
Shannon Anderson has taught for 25 years, from first grade through college level. The highlight of her teaching career was being named one of the Top 10 Teachers to inspire the Today Show. She has served as the gifted coordinator for her school corporation, as well as a writing coach. Shannon is also an award-winning children’s book author and loves to do author visits. You can learn more about her at www.shannonisteaching.com.