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  Illinois Writing Project logo.    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.

Questions? Contact IWP Directors Steve Zemelman or Katy Smith; or event Co-Directors Debra Gurvitz or Pat Braun