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  1. 3. <ul><li>COASTAL SAVANNAH WRITING PROJECT’s GOALS : </li></ul><ul><li>making all teachers confident as writers and teachers of writers; </li></ul><ul><li>improving the teaching of writing; </li></ul><ul><li>implementing writing as a learning tool across the curriculum; </li></ul><ul><li>delivering customized in-service programs for local schools and teachers; and </li></ul><ul><li>providing continuing education and research opportunities for teachers. </li></ul>Professional Development based on the knowledge, leadership, and best practices of effective teachers.
  2. 4. <ul><li>1) SUMMER INSTITUTE in WRITING </li></ul><ul><li>The Summer Institute brings together experienced teachers from across the Savannah & Coastal counties, in all grade levels and all disciplines, for four weeks of writing, research, and practice. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher as WRITER </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher as RESEARCHER OF WRITING STRATEGIES </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher as TEACHER (OF TEACHERS) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2) PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>delivered by the Project Leadership Team and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>trained TEACHER-CONSULTANTS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WORKSHOPS, IN-SERVICE, CONFERENCES, COACHING </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3) CONTINUITY </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>continued training and support for S.I. Fellows </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>INQUIRY, BOOK CLUBS, WRITING GROUPS </li></ul></ul>THE WORK OF CSWP
  3. 5. COASTAL Savannah WRITING PROJECT <ul><li>INSIDE THE SUMMER INSTITUTE </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher as WRITER: </li></ul><ul><li>3 modes of writing: narrative, persuasive, informational </li></ul><ul><li>multi-genre writing: poetry, prose, scripts, brochures… </li></ul><ul><li>independent writing with peer response group support </li></ul><ul><li>collaborative, co-authored writings </li></ul><ul><li>writing marathons – AASU, Savannah, Callawassie Island </li></ul><ul><li>A final IMPLEMENTATION PLAN for the classroom </li></ul>
  4. 6. Teacher as RESEARCHER Grade-Level Literature Circles Common-Read: The 9 Rights of Every Writer Book Clubs: Ralph Fletcher, Katie Wood Ray, Barry Lane… Journal articles Teacher as TEACHER <ul><li>Demonstration Lesson Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>based on a classroom NEED </li></ul><ul><li>resolved by STRATEGY, not activity </li></ul><ul><li>addresses STATE STANDARDS </li></ul><ul><li>supported by RESEARCH </li></ul><ul><li>presented in an INTERACTIVE lesson </li></ul><ul><li>demonstrated in STUDENT WORK </li></ul>CSWP LIBRARY
  5. 7. Future YOUTH & FAMILY PROGRAMS <ul><li>Writing Contests </li></ul><ul><li>Family Writing Saturdays </li></ul><ul><li>Reading-Writing Camps </li></ul>
  6. 8. 3-hour Saturday morning strategy workshops for teachers – reading, writing, or technology Fall: 1st Saturday of month, University Hall, AASU Spring: 4 th Saturday of month, University Hall, AASU October 1, 2011 Leap into Literacy Fall Conference March 23, 2012 Spring Strategies Conference advance registration required for SSS events can be held in northern (SC) or southern GA counties with minimum of 10 teachers from district and also open to teachers from other districts
  7. 9. 2010 LEAP INTO LITERACY Fall Conference <ul><li>Speakers: “Writing a Life” – T. Kohler & S. Earle, </li></ul><ul><li>Waddie Welcome and the Beloved Community </li></ul><ul><li>2 Breakout Sessions: 10 K-12 workshops: </li></ul>Mentor Texts, Writing to Learn, Student-Created Rubrics, Word Choice, Persuasive Writing, Poetry Slams, Content Area Terminology, Art and Writing, Color-Coding for Revision
  8. 10. 2011 SPRING STRATEGIES CONFERENCE “Take your students up, up, and away…” <ul><li>Kyle Puttkammer, creator of Galaxy Man comics </li></ul><ul><li>Comics in the Classroom </li></ul><ul><li>using comics as a strategy for reading and writing </li></ul>2 BREAKOUT SESSIONS: 10-12 K-12 Strategy Workshops Barnes & Noble BOOK SALE
  9. 11. <ul><li>In-service on writing and reading strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Continuing in-service is more effective (package rates) </li></ul><ul><li>Whole-day, half-day and coaching rates available </li></ul><ul><li>IRA’s 2011 “Should-Be Hot Issues” : </li></ul><ul><li>Writing </li></ul><ul><li>Content Area Literacy (new topic, 2011) </li></ul><ul><li>Informational/Nonfiction Reading </li></ul><ul><li>“ Writing to Read: Evidence for How Writing Can Improve Reading” commissioned by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, Alliance for Excellent Education, April 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>www.carnegie.org/literacy </li></ul>
  10. 12. Starting with Strong Sentences Teaching, Not Assigning Writing Designing Narrative, Expository, and Persuasive Writing Units Establishing and Managing a Writing and/or Reading Workshop Making Research Matter: Teaching Inquiry & Research Writing Writing and Reading for Content Area Teachers Writing to Learn: Using Journals to Increase Comprehension Teaching & Assessing Writing through the Four Domains Using Mentor & Touchstone Texts to Teach Strategies Writing with the Heart, Revising with the Head: Revision Techniques Strategies, Procedures, and Content through Daily Mini- Lessons Multi-Genre Writing; Using Multi-Genre Projects to Assess Learning Fiction & Nonfiction Reading Strategies Effective Strategies for Teaching Vocabulary Technology & Writing: Digital Storytelling
  11. 13. <ul><li>Partner with CSWP in grants </li></ul><ul><li>Saturday or after-school Specialty Institutes: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Technology and Writing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Writing for Content Area Teachers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Implementing Reading-Writing Workshops </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fiction and Nonfiction Reading Strategies </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>other options </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 14. Contact: Lesley Roessing, Director Coastal Savannah Writing Project Armstrong Atlantic State University [email_address] Phone: 912.344.2702 Check our website: www.cswp.armstrong.edu with our new INTERACTIVE CATALOG
  13. 15. Lesley Roessing, CSWP Director Donna Loyd, CSWP, Associate Director Barbara Grimm, CSWP Associate Director Julie Warner, CSWP Associate Director Patricia Wachholz, Dean, AASU COE Susan Cooke, AASU COE Lawanda Ransom, SCCPSS SD Sharon Sand, SCCPSS SD Marcia Young, SCCPSS SD Sherry Carroll, Beaufort SD Arthur Holmes, Jasper SD Melodie Fulcher, Effingham SD Charlene Rocker, Liberty SD Aimee Taylor, Bryan SD Charlotte Lawson, Glynn SD Tina Kirby, McIntosh SD Carrie Jane Williamson, Diocesan Schools Nancy Zalesiak, Hilton Head Prep, SC Gayle Putnal, Savannah Country Day School, GA Debbie Rotkow, CGWP Nancy McCorkle, CGWP Sherry Dolgoff, CGWP