The Illinois Writing Project presents
Writing for All: A Mini-Conference on Teaching Writing
Re-connect and escape the blahs of winter with fellow educators
who care about teaching writing and the success of all students!
REGISTER NOW! SATURDAY, MARCH, 14, 2020 8:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M.
NEIU MAIN CAMPUS, LECH WALESA HALL, 5500 N. ST. LOUIS AVE., CHICAGO
A VERY NOMINAL FEE FOR A RICH MORNING: $40; STUDENTS $30
THREE PROFESSIONAL HOURS PROVIDED
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST SERVED
Keynote: Dr. Adelfio Garcia: Teaching Writing to Dynamic Bilinguals – Interrupting Traditional Notions
Breakout sessions on current topics of interest to K- 12 teachers of writing and literacy coaches. A sampling of topics:
Writing circles – a collaborative approach to workshop
Teaching writing with mentor texts
Conferring constructively with students in writing workshop
Cognitive strategies instruction - emphasizing thinking skills and processes to enhance learning
Using children’s book illustrations to deepen comprehension and writing
Time for collegial conversations
And much more
Registration available shortly.