Writing Workshop Resources



Assistive Technology Tools for Writing Workshop

Assistive Technology Definition- any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially or off the shelf, modified, or customized, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities


Universal Design for Learning Definition- the design of instructional materials and activities that makes the learning goals achievable by individualsof all learning styles without adaptation or retrofitting. Universal design provides equal access to learning, not simply equal access to information.


Writing Workshop Definition- Instructional strategies as well as organizational frameworks for language arts instruction. In the workshop, students participate in three broad areas: a mini-lesson conducted by the teacher, writing time, and sharing time.