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Art of Creative Story Writing, Book Publishing & LIT Festival (K-12)

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What is SEL Environment?

What Art of Creative Story Writing, Book Publishing & LIT Festival (K-12)SEL Environment?

In today's rapidly evolving world, fostering creativity, literacy, and critical thinking skills among students is more important than ever. The ability to communicate effectively through writing not only cultivates imagination and self-expression but also equips students with essential skills for success in various aspects of life. The "Art of Creative Story Writing, Publishing & Literary Festival" course is designed to empower all K-12 educators, including subject teachers, language teachers, and educators from diverse disciplines, with the knowledge and tools to inspire a love for storytelling and literature in their students.

Course Highlights:

  • Dive into Creative Writing: Exploring techniques to foster creativity and guide students in developing their unique writing voices is essential in nurturing their confidence and expression. Through this module, educators will learn strategies to ignite imagination, craft engaging narratives, and weave compelling stories that captivate readers. By empowering students to unleash their creativity, educators can unlock their potential and cultivate a lifelong passion for writing.

  • Unravel the Publishing Process: Understanding the publishing process is crucial for students to recognize the value and potential of their stories. This module provides educators with valuable insights into the world of publishing, empowering them to guide students through the journey from conception to publication. Navigating through different publishing avenues, including traditional publishing, self-publishing, and digital platforms, educators can help students realize their dreams of sharing their stories with the world.

  • Embrace Literary Festivals: Integrating literary festivals into the curriculum presents a unique opportunity to enrich student learning experiences and foster a love for reading and writing. This module explores innovative ways to organize and participate in literary celebrations that inspire creativity, promote literacy, and cultivate a sense of community among students. By embracing literary festivals, educators can create memorable and transformative experiences that ignite the imaginations of their students and instill a lifelong appreciation for literature.


Mode of Delivery: Online Self Paced 

Course Duration: 6 Weeks

Who can Attend: This course is designed for K-12 teachers who are passionate about fostering creativity and literacy skills in their students. Whether you're a seasoned educator or new to the field, this course offers valuable insights and practical strategies to enhance your teaching practice.


Course Modules: 

  • Module 1 - Creative Writing & Teacher's Role: In this module, educators will explore the fundamentals of creative writing and the crucial role teachers play in nurturing young writers. Simran will provide practical strategies for sparking creativity, fostering imagination, and guiding students on their writing journey.

  • Module 2 - Steps in Story Writing & Methods: Simran will delve into the step-by-step process of story writing, offering insights into various writing methods and techniques. Educators will learn how to scaffold the writing process, provide effective feedback, and support students in crafting engaging narratives.

  • Module 3 - Examples of Writing Products: In this module, educators will examine examples of writing products across different genres and styles. Simran will analyze exemplary pieces of writing, highlighting key elements and techniques that educators can incorporate into their teaching practice.

  • Module 4 - Writers Workshop & Writers Corner: Simran will facilitate interactive workshops where educators can engage in writing exercises and collaborative activities. Participants will have the opportunity to apply their newfound knowledge and skills in a supportive and creative environment.

  • Module 5 - Book Launch & Planning Literary Event: In the final module, educators will learn about the process of planning and organizing a book launch and literary event. Simran will provide practical tips for promoting student work, engaging the community, and celebrating literary achievements.




Trainer Profile: Meet Simran Ballani, COO, and Pedagogical Expert at CCE Finland. With over a decade of experience in education, specializing in social-emotional learning (SEL) and early childhood development, Simran brings a wealth of expertise to her role as a trainer.



Simran is a passionate educator whose research has focused on the impact of SEL programs, such as Etiquette Learning and Public Speaking, on fostering social-emotional competencies in young learners. Currently pursuing a doctorate that explores the connection between SEL and leadership success, Simran is dedicated to helping educators implement research-based strategies to empower students.


Training Approach:

Drawing from her extensive experience and ongoing research, Simran's practical training sessions are designed to equip educators with the tools to create positive learning environments. Her sessions focus on fostering emotional well-being, academic growth, and the development of strong leadership skills among students.

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