INVITATIONAL SUMMER INSTITUTE
Central California Writing Project
June 22 - July 15, 2011 (We do not meet July 1 or 4.)
Monterey Bay Academy, 783 San Andreas Road, La Selva Beach, CA
Orientation Days: Apr. 13 eve. and May 14 morning
All experienced K-University teachers, including content teachers, are encouraged to apply.
Past participants include teachers of social studies, math, science, special education, art, music, and language arts.
Application Due: March 31, 2011
Apply via Snailmail or Email: Send a letter that includes the following information:
Your name and contact information (home address, email address, phone number) Your school, content areas(s) and grade level(s) Number of years teaching Describe one approach or strategy you use to teach writing and/or to help students learn. Focus on what has worked for you and your students. Please explain your thinking about this teaching approach, why you think it works, and any issues or dilemmas it raises for you and your students.
Send completed application (You will be contacted to determine a time for a brief interview.): * email: firstname.lastname@example.org * snailmail: Central CA Writing Project, Education, Soc. Sci. 1, Univ. of CA, Santa Cruz,
1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95064.
Writing Teachers Are Writers. Teachers of writing are most effective when they are writers. Participants in our Summer Institute have the time to write--to reflect, to explore topics, and to publish. We Are Teachers Teaching Teachers.
We value the expertise brought by our institute participants. Each teacher presents an inquiry workshop that shares the classroom research he or she will do the following school year.
2010 CCWP Invitational Summer Institute
A Strong Research Base Supports Our Work and Our Conversations.
As professionals, we read, discuss and write about current research, focusing on current issues related to literacy instruction, including the following topics:
Equity, access, diversity and relevance Teaching academic and analytic reading and writing Infusing writing into mandated curriculum Responding to student writing Developing writing assignments that motivate and engage students.