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Writing Professional Development from Heinemann

Heinemann Books and Services Provide Tools, Insights, and Skills to Teach Writing Well

Heinemann's professional books provide best practices and strategies to help teachers design student-centered, responsive writing instruction. With Heinemann's professional books, courses, and coaching, you'll increase your expertise and confidence to teach writing in ways that ensure the best learning outcomes for students.

Prepare Students to Become Skilled and Proficient Writers

Presented in teacher-friendly language by national authorities on writing instruction

Applicable to new, experienced, and veteran teachers looking to hone their teaching skills

Can be used with core writing programs as supplemental resources

Writing Professional Development Books for Teachers K-12

With proven best practices, a deep research base, and a passion for child-centered instruction, our professional books are created by real teachers in real classrooms who document their most successful teaching methods.

Writing Strategies Book - Your Everything Guide to Developing Skilled Writers

Jen Serravallo collects 300 of the most effective strategies to share with writers, and groups them beneath 10 crucial goals.
Grades K-8

4 Essential Studies - Beliefs and Practices to Reclaim Student Agency

Penny Kittle and Kelly Gallagher provide strategies for teaching four essential literacy practices: essay, poetry, book clubs, and digital composition.
Grades 6-12

A Teacher's Guide to Writing Conferences

Carl Anderson explains the underlying principles and reasons for conferring with students, and how to make writing conferences a part of your daily routine.
Grades K-8

Writing Professional Development Services

Professional development courses and coaching offer high-impact ways to learn about the latest thinking and best practices for writing instruction. Complete the form below to inquire about Heinemann's Professional Development services.

Free Teaching Resources for K-12 Writing Instruction

When you need fast, hands-on reading lessons, activities, and strategies to use in your classroom tomorrow, look to Heinemann's suite of free teaching resources.

Article: Writing Toward Independence

EdWebinar: Help Students Learn from Mentor Authors

Article: 5 Ways to Give Students More Voice and Choice in the Writing Classroom

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From the Heinemann Blog

The Heinemann blog features excerpts, articles, podcasts and more from leaders in K-12 writing instruction.