Written Expression: Theoretical Overview & Latest Research
- Learn the true meaning of literacy, the reasons why written expression is difficult for so many and how to identify the cognitive components of writing
- Identify the power of NILD techniques to support written expression, the neuropsychological components of writing and how students acquire writing skills
- Strengthen your ability to identify specific areas of weakness, to understand the cumulative effect of NILD techniques in building writing skills and how to more specifically assign written expression activities for students
About Your Instructor:
Kathleen R. Hopkins, Ed.D.
Dr. Hopkins has been involved in the field of education for over 40 years. She received her doctorate in education from the College of William and Mary. From 1991 to 2012, she was the Executive Director of the National Institute for Learning Development (NILD). Currently, she presents workshops around the country as well as internationally on topics related to learning development. Dr. Hopkins is also an instructor for the Feuerstein program of Instrumental Enrichment and studied in Israel and France to receive this distinction. She is the author of "How to Learn in a What-to-Learn Culture" which gives encouragement and tools to classroom teachers.
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