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Part 2: What makes written assignments so challenging?
8 June 2021 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am HKTHKD200
“I don’t know what to write!” Is there any parent who hasn’t heard that frustrated statement from a child?
Writing can be one of the most challenging tasks for school aged children. Many cognitive processes are engaged when writing narrative texts, responding to literature, or writing about various content areas.
In this session, Trena Rauner, MAT, MA, will highlight recent research on writing instruction and help us better understand the complex writing process and how to help a child communicate his/her knowledge in writing with less anxiety.
In the session, you will engage with a writing assignment to see it from your child’s perspective and discuss:
- the challenges children face when asked to write.
- strategies to help your child unpack his/her writing assignments
- tools to help them plan, organize, and revise their writing with more confidence
This session is appropriate for parents of school age children 10+ and teenager.