• 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: Preschool and elementary teachers, Pre-K to 1st grade and 2nd to 4th grades
    When: Tuesday-Thursday, August 5-7, 2014, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

    Read more about Writing Across the Curriculum.

  • Creative Writing Camp
    Creative 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.
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  • 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.

    Learn more about the program.
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  • 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.  

    Learn more about the Early Literacy Leadership Academy.

  • OWL Lab

    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.

    See the OWL lab in action. 

  • Lots of Resources to Share

    We're proud to offer teachers and parents a variety of resources from teacher ideasbook recomendations from Amazon and research

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