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Writing to Learn
A one-week workshop for teachers
July 18-22, 2011
Teachers from Queens middle schools and high schools can earn two graduate credits from the Bard Masters in Teaching program.
The Writing to Learn workshop presents an introduction to inventive writing strategies that help students gain a better understanding of complex ideas, historical documents, literary texts, and mathematical problems.
Writing to Learn practices
. can be used in the classroom and as homework assignments, . support close reading of documents and literary texts; . allow students to make personal connections to people, places, and events they study; . encourage students to learn from one another.
. Secondary school faculty work side by side in small group workshops. . IWT workshops taught by faculty associates with experience in secondary education. . Every workshop demonstrates how to combine writing, reading, and listening to create effective lesson plans in all academic subjects. . Workshops are intellectually stimulating and feature diverse texts ñ fiction, poetry, essays, historical documents, and research. . Ongoing commitment to teaching through writing in follow-up weekend workshops at schools and colleges this Fall.
For more information about Bard College's Institute of Writing and Thinking, visit: www.bard.edu/iwt
For more information or to sign up, please contact:
Dr. Katina Manko, Site Director, YACAAP: 718-276-4630 x138 firstname.lastname@example.org
Presented by SQPA, Inc. & Bard College, Institute of Writing and Thinking
Funding for YACAAP is made available through a DOE grant via Congressman Gregory Meeks.
The $1050 workshop fee is waived for participants in Queens.*