William Van Cleave – Community Workshop

Cognitive Overload! Multiple Demands of the Student Writer

Thursday, November 1, 2018
6:30 – 8 p.m. ET

Free Community Webinar

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Please note that this webinar being transferred to our GoToTraining online platform. 
This workshop will NOT be recorded. You must attend at the time indicated.

In this lively and engaging workshop, William Van Cleave will use current research on writing to help participants understand the issues confronting struggling writers. He will emphasize working memory and the number of simultaneous demands the writing process makes on students of all ages. He will conclude the presentation with recommendations for assisting students with the various components of writing.



Speaker Bio: William Van Cleave is in private practice as an educational consultant whose specialties include morphology and written expression. An internationally recognized speaker with an interactive, hands-on presentation style, William has presented on effective teaching practices at conferences and schools both in the United States and abroad since 1995. Recent projects include consulting with three schools as part of a literacy grant in Montana; participating on the MTSS Writing Standards Committee for the State of Pennsylvania; implementing several Trainer of Trainers projects using his sentence structure approach; and writing a series of workbooks and a companion book on developing composition skills to complement his sentence approach. The author of three books, including Writing Matters and Everything You Want To Know & Exactly Where to Find It, as well as a number of educational tools and activities, William has served as a classroom teacher, tutor, and administrator in the private school arena at various points in his career.