August Writing Institute
Monday, July 31 - Friday, August 4, 2017
Applications will open February 22, 2017 at 9am EST
The Writing Institute is designed for educators, classroom teachers, school administrators, and curriculum specialists who are committed to turning classrooms into richly literate reading and writing workshops.
During this five-day institute, small and large group sections will tackle, headfirst, the following topics and much more: the central role of curriculum development and planning in the teaching of writing, units of study in writing workshop, helping students write well about reading, genre studies in reading and writing memoir, poetry and short fiction, the importance of assessment-based instruction, methods of holding our students accountable for doing their best work, using literature to help students craft their writing, and classroom structures that support inquiry and collaboration.
This institute will take place at the Teachers College campus.
525 W 120th Street
New York, NY
Registration and Payment
The noncredit registration fee for this institute is $825. This cost does not include meals or housing. You will be notified by e-mail if your application is accepted. Your acceptance e-mail will provide a link for payment (credit card or PO only). Please do not make any travel plans or reservations before you have been accepted into the institute.
For more information about the institute, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions.