The Hub by Empowering Writers is our new online destination for teachers, administrators and curriculum planners– a one-stop resource that combines professional development, classroom instruction manuals, how-to demonstration videos and direct to student content. Now, everything you need to polish your teaching skills and make your students better writers and readers is located in one convenient place!
This comprehensive resource offers teachers full access to the information and tools necessary to improve student writing and reading proficiency. Developed from years of professional coaching experience, The Hub delivers pragmatic, how-to guidance to help teachers meet the demand for improved writing and reading skills and literacy achievement.
All of the background information needed to inform instruction is embedded right into the lessons. Access how-to video from experienced coaches, watch modeled lessons from real classrooms, and learn those helpful implementation tips from master teachers.
Critical background knowledge on all genres of writing for the adult learner that will inform and improve their writing instruction.
Actual footage of key foundational skills being taught in the classroom. Watch how the instructor manages the lesson content as he/she moves through the lesson.
Overviews, pacing and troubleshooting tips by EW Master Teachers on all aspects of writing instruction.
All of Empowering Writers main teacher manuals have been replicated and embedded with digital content to enhance student learning. Each grade level guide comes with:
Videos designed to introduce students to the topic and provide valuable background information and vocabulary, in an engaging multi-sensory fashion, so that students will have a better knowledge base with which to approach the related reading and writing tasks.
PowerPoints designed for teachers to present a digital lesson plan to the whole class that introduces a new skill and provides clear instruction for students. In this way, we can help guarantee there is consistent language used and students are presented with all the necessary information.
Engaging videos that introduce the main skills of narrative and expository writing to students.