Summer Institutes inWriting and Reading SUMMERThe Coastal Savannah Writing Project (CSWP) INSTITUTESfocuses on the core mission of improving theteaching of writing and improving the use of writ- “After thirty-four years in the classroom, the Coastal Savannah Writing Project has pro- in WRITING and READINGing and reading across the disciplines by offering vided inspiration, guidance, collegiality, and ahigh-quality, professional development programs new found interest in research. This Summerfor educators in their service areas, at all grade Institute has been by far the most useful time Ilevels, and across the curriculum. have devoted to writing [and the] teachingThe Coastal Savannah Writing Project Summer [of writing].”Writing Institute is a three-week writing institute Deborah, CSWP Fellowfor K-12 teachers and administrators in all con-tent areas. The Institute provides a place and time “This has been much more than a „professionalfor teachers to demonstrate and learn diverse development‟ opportunity – this experienceeffective classroom practices, teach and learn has awakened a hibernating passion that willwriting processes, examine writing theory and continued to be „weeded and nourished‟research, become comfortable writing in diver- for growth.”gent modes and genres, and share their writings Angella, CSWP Fellowwith colleagues. “I found the strategies to help me find myThe Coastal Savannah Writing Project Summer voice in writing were phenomenal. I cannotReading Institute is a two-week institute also for teach what I have not experienced myself. TheK-12 teachers and administrators in all content focus on the teacher as a writer will in turnareas. The institute will provide a place and time energize the students and promote a life-longfor teachers to demonstrate and learn diverseeffective classroom practices, teach and learn love for reading and writing.” Deidre, CSWP Fellowreading strategies, examine reading theory andresearch, become comfortable teaching readingstrategies for divergent genres.The Summer Institutes bring together local teach-ers in all grade levels and all disciplines for read-ing, writing, research, and practice. Participantsaccepted to join one of the institutes meet eachday to discuss strategies, read about and discusseffective ways to teach writing and reading and Lesley Roessing, Directoruse writing as a learning tool, research current College of Education, University Hall 250topics in writing and reading, and improve their Armstrong Atlantic State Universityteaching practices by designing and presenting 11935 Abercorn Street Savannah, Georgia 31419-1997demonstrations of effective teaching practices. As Phone: 912.344.2702 or Fax: 912.344.3436 Lesley Roessing, Directora result of these activities, teachers are better pre- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone: 912.344.2702pared for their own classrooms and for working email@example.com Web: http://www.cswp.armstrong.eduwith other teachers. cswp.armstrong.edu https://www.facebook.com/coastalsavwp
APPLICATIONSUMMER INSTITUTE COASTAL SAVANNAH WRITING PROJECT at Armstrong Atlantic State University Writing Institute 2012 SUMMER INSTITUTE FOR WRITING 2012 SUMMER INSITUTE FOR READINGDates: June 18—July 6, 2012Times: 8:45 a.m.-3:45 p.m. Writing: June 18-July 6, 2012 (No classes July 4) Reading: July 9-July 19, 2012Fee: $30 application fee to AASU for Admission will be on a rolling basis; therefore, applications can be submitted at any time. application to graduate program Priority Admission Deadline: January 20, 2012Orientation: May TBA, 2011 Final 2012 Application Deadline: April 20, 2012Cost: $1,619* for 6 hours graduate credit PERSONAL INFORMATION [Please print clearly or type]: $800 for 10 PLUs Reading Institute Name: _______________________________________________________________________________________Dates: July 9 —July 19,2012 First M.I. LastTimes: 8:45 a.m.. –3:15 p.m. Home Address: ________________________________________________________________________________Fee: $30 application fee to AASU for Street City State Zip Code application to graduate programOrientation: May TBA, 2011 School: _________________________________________ Grade Level(s): _______ Subject(s):________________Cost: $1, 079* for 3 hours graduate credit $500 for 5 PLUs. Preferred Email: ___________________________________________________ Phone: ______________________* Scholarships may be available to cover a portion oftuition. PERSONAL STATEMENT:Please complete the SI application, detach by cutting along the Please submit a 1 to 2 page typed statement describingdotted line, and return along with 1) your students and writing or reading experiences in the classes you teach;your Personal Statement to: 2) your most successful strategy for teaching writing / reading or using writing / reading to help students learn; 3) what you hope to gain for yourself, your students, and possibly your school or district by participating in a summer institute. Lesley Roessing, Director Coastal Savannah Writing Project College of Education University Hall 250 Each applicant will be notified about acceptance by email. Armstrong Atlantic State University 11935 Abercorn Street The Institute begins with two pre-Institute experiences: Savannah, Georgia 31419 March 24, 2012 8:30 – 1:00 p.m. Spring ConferenceQuestions: 912.344.2702 | F: 912.344.3436 May TBA 2012 9:00 – 1:00 p.m. Orientation (required) firstname.lastname@example.orgCSWP can offer workshops to fit the needs of participating districts, I wish to receive (choose one): Writing Institute: 6 hours graduate credit 10 PLUs (100 hours)schools, or grade levels, and our consultants can design workshops and in- Reading Institute: 3 hours graduate credit 5 PLUs (50 hours)services for grades K-12 covering any aspect of teaching narrative writing,expository writing, student research writing, multi-genre reading andwriting, fiction and nonfiction reading strategies, vocabulary, grammar,and interdisciplinary units. In-services can be held on site in school dis-tricts during school hours; workshops can be held at Armstrong as after- _________________________________________ _________________school sessions, on weekends, or during the summer. Applicant’s Signature Date
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