Writing Across the Curriculum
These two new institutes provide early childhood and elementary teachers opportunities to discover fresh, effective writing activities and techniques presented by expert SLC mentors and Creative Writing Camp teachers.
Who should attend: secondary English, science and social studies teachers and elementary teachers, Pre-K to grades 4
When: Tuesday-Thursday, August 5-7, 2014, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Creative Writing CampCreative Writing Camp offers a supportive learning environment for children to engage in writing stories, poetry, essays and plays, as well as simply reading for pleasure. Through these classes even the most hesitant child discovers the joy in writing, the intrigue of language and the confidence of authorship. Read more about the camp.
Summer Institute for Teachers
In this week-long institute, early childhood teachers rethink their reading and writing practices in light of new research trends. Join a community of teachers committed to thinking deeply about best literacy practices and bring home hundreds of classroom ideas.
Early Literacy Leadership Academy
Thanks to a generous gift from Phillips 66 School Literacy and Culture is excited to announce an innovative new program designed to create early childhood teacher leaders. Professional development costs for the 40 teachers selected to participate in the three year program will be covered by the gift.
The Rice Oral & Written Language Laboratory (OWL Lab) is an ancillary classroom for pre-K students at Gabriela Mistral Center for Early Childhood. The OWL Lab enables more than 400 children and their teachers to interact with two teacher leaders recognized for their contributions to the early literacy field.
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