Red Deer author shares tips with students

Academy of Writers by Sigmund Brouwer is now available to students through a new partnership

  • Apr. 8, 2020 2:00 p.m.

Teachers and students in Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools can now access a literacy program created by Red Deer author Sigmund Brouwer.

Brouwer is the author of more than 100 fiction and non-fiction books for children and adults.

He developed the Academy of Writers over three years, working with teachers and students in 43 schools.

Academy for Writers is described as “self-guided lessons for teachers and parents to share with students, to maximize learning at home for narrative, expository and essay writing.”

Through the curriculum, Brouwer delivers short videos — usually about 10 minutes long — as well as writing activities and a guide for parents.

The program is for students in grades 4 to 8.

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