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Contact the Writing Academy

If you have any questions about SVWA@BC, please contact co-director Jenny Martin, at jmmartin@bridgewater.edu or 540-271-0378.

Objectives for Students - Writing Academy

Objectives for Students - Writing Academy

Participating students will develop the following skills:

Writing Skills:

  • the ability to write with authentic voice
  • the ability to differentiate the elements of composing, editing, revising and publishing
  • the ability to identify elements of effective

Objectives for Educators - Writing Academy

Objectives for Educators - Writing Academy

Participating teachers will earn 90 recertification points and will develop the following skills:

Pedagogical Skills:

  • P1: the ability to design classrooms that are communities of learners
  • P2: the ability to design classrooms that utilize the writer’s

What Participating Teachers Have to Say About the Writing Academy

What Participating Teachers Have to Say About the Writing Academy

“The scaffold of writing instruction has been taught through models and actual hands-on experiences of what it feels like to be in a writing workshop. I felt like a writer. I am a writer. I have been in the company of writers who have inspired and

Writing Academy

Writing Academy

As an elementary, middle or high school educator, the Shenandoah Valley Writing Academy at Bridgewater College provides you with the opportunity to hone your writing skills and learn to teach writing more effectively to your students. As a participant in