If you’re looking for some chances to learn more about writing this summer, check out these upcoming opportunities.
Nominees should be classroom teachers (K-12) who have an interest in promoting literacy, especially writing, in their classrooms
The Kentucky Writing Project has partnered with Zoom In, which offers a package of 18 short online American history lessons, to offer two summer academies for teachers to learn how to use the units and free access to the resources for one year for participants in the academies. The lessons, which were developed by the Education Development Center, are for [...]
The Kentucky Writing Project State Network will hold its Fall Conference on Schoolwide Literacy Sept. 12 at the University of Kentucky’s Hilary J. Boone Center in Lexington. The conference is open to educators in all grades and content areas. Participants will learn strategies for improving student achievement in literacy. Some sessions draw on the argument/opinion writing i3 College Ready Writing [...]
A Kentucky Writing Project workshop provided hands-on ideas, reading and writing strategies and a dose of confidence to teachers working with ELL students.
Teachers can learn how to better integrate technology with literacy instruction at the Kentucky Writing Project Summer Tech Academies this summer. The three-day professional development workshops will allow teachers to learn about websites, apps and tools that will streamline management as well as engage students in ways to use technology that enhance literacy learning. The schedule of workshops: June 9-11, [...]
The Kentucky Writing Project is offering New Voices, a workshop designed to help middle and high school teachers understand how to engage students in playwriting, July 13-15 at Actors Theatre of Louisville. Teacher consultants who have worked with Actors Theatre to engage students in playwriting will share classroom-tested strategies and materials that address speaking and listening and reading and writing [...]
The Kentucky Writing Project has several summer offerings for professional learning. The first is June 26-27 in Louisville, and will feature Kentucky Department of Education’s Carol Franks., who will engage participants in a deeper look at Professional Growth and Effectiveness System (PGES) resources to support student growth goal-setting. She will lead participants through the process of identifying enduring skills, concepts or processes to [...]
The Kentucky Writing Project's Fall 2012 Conference on Schoolwide Literacy will be Sept. 8 at the University of Louisville. Registration is $75 through Aug. 25 and $100 after Aug. 25. Six hours of professional development credit is available. Special price for pre-service and new teachers is $25. Sessions are geared for K-12 teachers in all content areas with special strands [...]