Workshops

Have knowledge and experience, will travel.

Angie trains small groups of classroom teachers and auditoriums full of administrators. The workshops below are prepped and ready to go, but she will tailor professional development to meet the needs of your department, school, or district.

Online Courses

The Confident Student Writer: Simple Steps to Teaching STRONG Rhetorical Analysis

This self-guided four-module course is perfect for the teacher who is having trouble getting students to write insightful commentary. A bonus fifth module deals with literary analysis, so all the bases are covered. Each module includes videos, a workbook, and helpful resources.

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3 Ways to Get in Front of Weak Commentary

This FREE, on-demand webinar addresses three trouble spots for high school writers. We look at device hunting, counterfeit commentary, and the brick wall.

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Live Classes

Read ’em and Weave: Synthesizing for Middle School Students

Description: This one-day workshop deals with the tricky and misunderstood skill of synthesizing information within the research process. Participants will practice strategies for choosing, using, and smoothly incorporating source information. At the end of the workshop, teachers will receive Angie’s digital resource Read ’em and Weave: The Synthesis Question. Audience: Middle school ELA teachers, EC teachers, curriculum facilitators/lead teachers, and district curriculum specialists Recent Testimonial: “Her ability to explain synthesizing information was amazing. I have told my principal that we need her to come and speak at our school.”

Read ’em and Weave: Synthesizing for High School Students

Description: This one-day workshop deals with the tricky and misunderstood skill of synthesizing information within the research process. Participants will practice strategies for choosing, using, and smoothly incorporating source information. At the end of the workshop, teachers will receive Angie’s digital resource Read ’em and Weave: The Synthesis Question. Audience: High school English teachers, AP English Language & Composition teachers, EC teachers, curriculum facilitators/lead teachers, and district curriculum specialists Recent Testimonial: “This was information that was immediately applicable to my teaching. I was able to go back to my classroom and use several of these exercises the very next day. I like that we were asked to actively participate in the same activities we will ask our students to participate in.”

Making Test-Dependent Analysis Less Painful for Both Teacher and Student

Description: This one-day workshop will equip teachers to address the core problem with literary analysis. Participants will learn to scaffold the skill set required and let go of the structure when the time is right. Each teacher will receive Angie’s digital resource, Literary Analysis for Every Student. Audience: Middle school ELA teachers, high school English teachers, EC teachers, curriculum facilitators/lead teachers, and district curriculum specialists Recent Testimonial: “The entire content of this workshop was extremely useful! I am already using the materials and strategies in my classes.”

AP English Language & Composition Basic Training

This one-to five-day workshop is tailored to meet the needs of the participants. Districts may gather all new AP Lang teachers and have them trained together, or a school may request one-on-one work with an instructor. This workshop is offered each January, June, and July. Whereas other workshops are priced at a flat day rate, Basic Training is priced per participant. Air fare, hotel, and meals must be covered by the hosting school or district. Each teacher will receive Angie’s 47-resource full-course AP English Language & Composition Bundle in a ZIP file. This workshop is not sanctioned by College Board.

Interested in any of these live workshops? Contact Angie to set up a phone call or video chat.

I’m a recovering high school English teacher and curriculum specialist with a passion for helping teachers leave school at school. I create engaging, rigorous curriculum resources for secondary ELA professionals, and I facilitate workshops to help those teachers implement the materials effectively.