Here is what two participants said last year about this Open Institute for all teachers (new and experienced, K-University):
“There are so many ideas, strategies, and skills to use in my class next year...fitting the Common Core expectations and my curriculum in alignment (since I have new tools for my tool box) isn’t going to be as scary as I thought.”
“I learned so much about writing, what I know and what I need help with. I loved every minute of this week.”
Are you a teacher or credential candidate who feels uncertain about your abilities to provide students with the writing instruction they need? Do you worry about assessing writing fairly? Perhaps you have heard about some effective instructional practices for teaching writing, but are not comfortable trying them out in your classroom. If you answered "yes" to any of these questions--or if you have additional concerns about teaching writing--this Open Institute is designed for you! Directed by two experienced writing teachers, in this Open Institute participants will explore and practice methods for:
Participants will finish the institute with specific, easily adapted lessons, a best-practices framework for creating assignments and assessments, and a library of resources to consult and use in their classrooms.
When: July 15-July 19, 2013 from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm.
Where: the Michael D. Eisner College of Education, Room 3117. See MAP.
How much? $350 includes a Continental Breakfast each morning and all materials. Schools can purchase multiple registrations by using a P.O.
What else? Three CEUs will be available for purchase. Registration and pricing information will be available at the first meeting.
Please note: In order to complete your registration, you need to complete the form below for EACH participant (it will turn blank when it has recorded your information), and pay with a credit card via Authorize.net, or mail a check made out to The University Corporation for $350.00 per registration to:
Kathleen Rowlands, Director
Cal State Northridge Writing Project
College of Education #176
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8265
Schools can purchase multiple registrations by using a P.O. Mail the P.O. to the address above, or FAX it to 818-677-2582. Call 818-677-2534 between 11am and 3pm with questions.