One of the most integral steps of our writing process is the coach conference. With every essay, students complete at least one coach conference, and the feedback they get is invaluable. But, what exactly goes into this conference? What kind of information do students get? How does each conference help students improve? Here is a close look at what the process is all about.
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Write from the Heart has an amazing staff of coaches who work with the students. All the coaches are degreed professionals passionate about working with homeschoolers. Every coach does a lot more at Write from the Heart than grade papers, too—they’re available daily to help students, discuss homework, facilitate literature discussions, and encourage each student individually through the writing process. Write from the Heart is an interactive class, and a big part of that is the wonderful coaches. In this series, we hope that you can get to know our staff even better.
Mrs. Constantino has such a passion for teaching and writing, which makes her a wonderful coach! She started volunteering in classrooms when she was in high school and never lost her passion for it. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Austin Peay State University, and she worked in just about every kind of classroom out there, from special education to gifted programs, and from preschool kiddos to college students. However, her real passion is helping students gain mastery of the written word. Currently, she teaches the Poetry and Short Story workshops during our Summer Institute, as well as Intermediate Composition in our year-round program.
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