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Friday, February 21 • 8:30am - 9:45am
Effectively ‘teaching’ writing for Social Studies

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Discussing writing with students can be a dull and often frustrating topic. Many students struggle with it, yet writing skills are essential to student achievement. This session will help you to remove the stigma to 'teaching writing'. The session will provide you with easy to use rubrics, classroom activities and student self- assessment strategies that will make your students more confident and successful in their writing. It will also assist you in using assessments summatively and formatively and help you streamline your marking process.


Mark Driedger

Secondary Social Studies Consultant, Calgary Catholic School District
Mark is currently and assistant principal with CCSD. He spent 4 years as the Secondary Social Studies Consultant. He has extensive experience in all secondary Social Studies programs. Mark has also served as a 30-1 table leader, item writer and exam validator for Alberta Learning... Read More →

Friday February 21, 2020 8:30am - 9:45am
Telus 104 Calgary Telus Convention Centre