Webcast: Writing to a Prompt with Kidspiration

(NOTE: I received this announcement via email from Inspiration.)


Graphic organizers are an effective tool to support students as they learn how to write to a prompt. Join us on January 15th to see how your students can learn to write on demand using Kidspiration®. Lucy Belgum, our Education Development Manager for Language Arts, will host a complimentary 45-minute webcast demonstrating how to:

  • Use visual techniques to plan writing that is mindful of audience, purpose and form
  • Engage students in the process of writing paragraphs that contain supporting details
  • Target, plan and write to the components found within the various modes of writing using graphic organizers

Date: Thursday, January 15, 2008
Time: 12:00-12:45 p.m. Pacific Time, 3:00-3:45 p.m. Eastern Time

Register Today!

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Clif Mims is a Christian, husband, father, teacher, cancer warrior, and fan of the Mississippi State Bulldogs and Memphis Grizzlies.

2 thoughts on “Webcast: Writing to a Prompt with Kidspiration”

  1. Paul,
    We are so happy that you are enjoying Kidspiration! If you need new lesson plan ideas or examples, please do not hesitate to contact us. We hope to see you at the webcast on January 15, 2009!
    Molly O’Hara
    Inspiration Software

  2. I love Kidspiration and Inspiration.

    I use it all the time for my 6th grade Language Arts and Social Studies. I use the rapid fire for brainstroming then I link the ideas that go together to form graphic organizers and outlines. It is so easy to switch between a graphic organizer and an outline, just a click of the mouse and its done. I use this on my LCD projector to model how these steps to the writing process should be done.

    I also use this to outline novels we read in our class. I do a chapter by chapter summary with important themes in the book, then I print it and give it out for study guides and for students who are absent when we discuss certain sections.

    It is also so easy to use. I still feel like i am only scratching the surface of what this program can do, but I already love it. I suggest you try it!

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