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Best Practices in the Teaching of Writing

“What Everyday Unplanned Spoken Language Can Bring to Careful Writing”

Saturday, October 19, 8:30 - 2:30, UMass Amherst.
WMWP's Best Practices conference features interactive workshops by Summer Institute participants, reunion meetings, and more. Workshop and session topics include hands on workshops that model the best practices in teaching, sessions on a variety of topics including digital literacy and literacy across the curriculum, networking with local K-16 teachers, tips and strategies for implementing the Common Core, and more. Keynote address by Peter Elbow, professor emeritus, author of Writing without Teachers, Writing with Power, Vernacular Eloquence. Fee: $50  (includes coffee and lunch). 5 pdps. Register by October 11. Click here for the conference program.