Tuesday, January 31, 2017

2017 Calendar of Upcoming Events! Get the details!

February 11, 2017 -   Disciplinary Literacies Showcase:  How to Really Prepare

Students for College and Career Writing Student Center, 9 am – 2 pm.
Join colleagues from across the disciplines and subject areas at both the secondary and college level to talk about writing—and about how we can help our students make smooth transitions across the grade levels and into the workplace.  Please register for the event here.

March 25, 2017 – Literacy for All – Classroom Research from the Teachers of the EMWP.
Student Center, Third Floor, 8:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. The teacher consultants of the Eastern Michigan Writing Project have a 20-year tradition of conducting research in their own classrooms. They will share findings of literacy research in their classrooms during the 2016-2017 school year.  To register go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/classroom-research-in-the-teaching-of-literacy-tickets 31301480571

June 27, 28, 29 -  Everyday Advocacy: Student Center, 300. 9- 3 p.m.
In this workshop, we’ll help you become part of the conversation about school reform as you learn how to develop your personal stories into a public narrative, starting from anecdotes and building toward an action plan.  By the end of day 3, you should have an action plan to take back to your classroom and school. The workshop is facilitated by Dr. Cathy Fleischer, EMWP co-director, author of Teachers Organizing for Change, and lead developer for the Everyday Advocacy website. To apply, please fill out the online form by May 1, 2017

July 12-28 – EMWP Summer Institute: Initiatives in Writing – Student Center 320,
8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.daily.  Over two weeks of daily meetings and three fall meetings, this course addresses the three crucial roles of K-college teachers: the writer, the researcher, the literacy leader. 3 grad credits or 75 SCECH’s. Find the pre-registration at: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1bJt4TEN1Ac2Y6SV_ZOzJzwGbdHjpjPoyLSX7mCons3U/edit

Or call 734-487-0997 (weekdays after 4:00 p.m.)

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