“In the beginning was the word, and the word was with God, and the word was God” (John 1:1). Come learn about research on beginning writers and how to develop early writing skills beginning in Pre-K, Kindergarten and 1st Grade. This session goes beyond handwriting and spelling. Our youngest learners are full of stories and are inspired by beautiful literature. Learn how to build an effective program and develop Grammar School teachers to create a classroom that inspires students to make the transition from oral to written language. You will see samples of student work, recommendations for further reading and learn how to get started.