Engaging Student Writers:
Best Practices in the Teaching of Writing
Saturday, October 24, 2015, 8 a.m.- 3 p.m. UMass Bartlett Hall. .
WMWP’s annual conference features three rounds of concurrent sessions on such topics as digital portfolios, writing in science and math, and Universal Design for Learning, plus a luncheon and keynote speech by Alicia Lopez, winner of MTA’s Louise Gaskins Lifetime Civil Rights Award.
12 PDPs with extension option. Registration fee: $50 ($25 for full-time undergraduate students) Click here for schedule.
6 PDPs, or 10 PDPs with extension option. Registration fee: $50.
Thank you to all of the organizers, presenters, and participants for making this year's Best Practices conference a success. To extend your Best Practices experience and earn 12 PDPs, download the extension activity here.
To download Alicia Lopez's keynote speech, click here.
English Language Learners are often invisible in our schools when they first arrive from their countries. This keynote highlights some of the work Alicia has done in her school and some ideas for how to help make our new ELL students more visible and feel a part of their schools.