Best Practices in the Teaching of Writing

Instruments in a Common Band: Voice, Identity, and Respectful Dialogue

Saturday, October 13, 2018, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. 
University of Massachusetts Amherst, South College

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WMWP’s annual fall conference features three rounds of concurrent sessions, plus a luncheon, awards, and a keynote speech by Kelly Norris, author of Too White: A Journey into the Racial Divide.

12 PDPs with extension option. Registration fee: $60 ($30 for full-time undergraduate students) 

Enrollment is limited due to space - register today at https://goo.gl/forms/vL34MS0Ouo0v609b2.

 

Schedule:

8:00-8:30       Coffee and registration

8:30-10:00     A sessions

10:15-11:45   B sessions

12:00-1:15     Lunch and keynote address

1:30-3:00       C sessions


Round A Workshop Choices:

  • Workshop A1: Walk a Mile in My Shoes: Experiencing Diversity Through Student Perspectives (Participants must choose A1 and B1)
  • Workshop A2: Getting Student Voice to Flourish in Argumentative Writing
  • Workshop A3: What Does It Mean to Be American? A Discussion of the Film "American Creed"
  • Workshop A4: Taking the Write Steps: Strategies for Integrating Writing into the Reading Classroom
  • Workshop A5: Writing Off the Page: Enhancing Literacy Through Arts Integration

Round B Workshop Choices:

  • Workshop B1: Walk a Mile in My Shoes: Experiencing Diversity Through Student Perspectives (Participants must choose A1 and B1)
  • Workshop B2: Credos: Writing from Strong Belief
  • Workshop B3: How Writer's Notebooks Can Help Students Write More Often with Increased Stamina
  • Workshop B4: How to Build Student Engagement for Assigned Reading
  • Workshop B5: Conversations from the Digital Margins

Round C Workshop Choices:

  • Workshop C1: Through the Looking Glass: Critical Lenses to Examine Perspectives in Literature
  • Workshop C2: Teachers Who Write
  • Workshop C3: Place-Based Exploration: Write Out
  • Workshop C4: Summer Leadership Institute Reunion (SLI participants only)
  • Workshop C5: C3WP Institute Reunion (C3WP participants only)

Download the complete 2018 program: