Attention Texas Teachers

Attention Texas Teachers:  The Jane Schaffer Writing Program® has been hired by Center for Educational ReVision® to create videos and materials to prepare teachers and their students for the STAAR® English exams.

End-of-Course Exams for English I, II, and III.  Professional Development strategies and techniques. Plus, the PowerPoints used in Jane Schaffer® Trainings. Teachers and their students learn

  • close reading strategies:  inferences, characterization, denotation, connotation, tone
  • short answer responses
  • 26-line essays
    • Expository
    • Persuasive
    • Analytical
  • Revising
  • Editing
  • Multiple-choice Strategies

These “workshops” are provided in 20-30 minute segments in the privacy and convenience of your own home or classroom.  Each course consists of 24 sessions.  Not only do you receive videos and presentation slides, but also downloadable .pdfs , including Teacher Notes and Student Handouts.

15 hours of CPE

Coming Soon!  Writing Strategies for STAAR® 4th and 7th Grade - Narrative and Expository Essays

Cost per course:  $300 for English I, II, and III; no travel costs!
4th and 7th:  $120