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NYCWP Teachers In The Round Conference

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Join the New York City Writing Project for our

Teachers in the Round Conference

Sometimes you just need a fresh teaching idea.

Through a roundtable format of presentation and open discussion, you will be able to explore topics such as writing for social justice, learning in online spaces, and celebrating student voice. Come see how you can turn ideas into a practical reality for your classroom.

Our keynote speaker for the conference will be Nicole Mirra, Assistant Professor of Urban Teacher Education at Rutgers University. Her recent publication Educating for Empathy: Literacy Learning and Civic Engagement (Teachers College Press 2018) offers a compelling framework for thinking about literacy education in a politically polarized world.

Schedule: TBA

Roundtables Session I:

Generating Writing from Photos, Diana Agosta

Community Change Agents, Betty Bastidas and Alexandra Haridopolos

One-Pagers in the English Classroom, Lisa Bensing

Mapping the Inquiry Process, Julie Edmonds and Chris Luminello

Building Writing Skills Using Dictation: Lets Make Writing Fun!, Michelle Joiner

Student Musical Tastes: Exploring Musical Cultures through Writing, Abimbola Kai-Lewis and Emily Williamson

Slice of Slam Poetry, Darshna Katwala

Tackling Personal Statements: Highlighting YOU from the START, Diana Liu

Raising Student Voice through Culturally Responsive Literacy: Exploring the SchoolWideRead Model, Zena Robinson-Wouajdou

The Exquisite Class: Art, Poetry & Literacy for Students with Autism, Donnie Welch and Tanya Shteinfeld

Using Vulnerability, Transparency and Authenticity to Create Empowered Learners, RAsheda Young

Roundtables Session II:

Annotation that Builds Active Readers, Althea Brutus-Garraway and Natalie Solomon

Using Drama to Teach Any Subject, Robyn Burland

Nature Journal Writing, Richard Geldmacher

Critical Thinking: How to Recognize Fake News, Michele Hamilton

Personalizing Learning, Jessica Hernandez-Speer

Low-risk Entry Points for Close Reading with Discussion Cards, Michelle Koza

Teaching Journalism for Social Justice and Digital Literacy, Kristin Lawlor

The SO WHAT of Culturally Responsive Teaching, Saara Liimatta

Visual Poetry, Katy Mejia

Bridging the Gap between the Classroom and the Community: Bringing Content to Life through Experiential Learning and Service Learning, David Obanor

Student Voice and Organization: Does it have to be a trade off?, John Schmitt

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