From today’s Ventura County (CA) Star:
Seminar to help educators, parents improve students’ writing potential
By Star staff
August 12, 2006
A seminar aimed at parents and educators who would like to develop their students’ writing skills is slated Aug. 31 and Sept. 1 at Grace Brethren Church.
The facilitator will be Andrew Pudewa, director of the Institute for Excellence in Writing, who will present “Teaching Writing: Structure and Style.”
The seminar begins on both days with continental breakfast served at 7:30 a.m., and continues until 3:45 p.m. Registration is $100, which includes breakfast, lunch and all resource materials.
Pudewa is a homeschooling father of seven. Presented throughout North America, he addresses issues relating to teaching, writing, thinking, spelling and music with clarity, insight, practical experience and humor.
His seminars for parents, students and teachers have helped transform reluctant writers and have equipped educators with tools to improve students’ skills.
He is a graduate of the Talent Education Institute in Japan and holds a certificate of Child Brain Development from the Institute for the Achievement of Human Potential in Philadelphia.
Registration information and forms are available through the school office at 522-4667.
The church is at 2900 Sycamore Drive, Simi Valley.