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Denver Writing Project
 

Upcoming Events & Workshops


Please scroll down to see upcoming multi-day professional development workshops.

 
UPCOMING EVENTS

Denver Writing Project Literacy Events Package for Teacher Writers.

Register for 3 of our 2016-2017 events at once: 

  • Fall Writing Marathon at Civic Center Park on Sept 17, 2016;
  • Professional Writing Seminar at the Auraria Campus on Nov. 5, 2016;
  • Spring Museum Writing Marathon at Denver Museum of Nature and Science on February 25, 2017.

A certificate for 15 hours of professional development is available when all 3 events are attended.

Use this link to receive the discount: https://www.regonline.com/DWPeventspkg2016-1


Single event registration is also available.

  • Fall 2016 Writing Marathon at Civic Center Park on 9/17/16: https://www.regonline.com/fallwriting2016.

    Cross content writing marathon at Civic Center Park with a focus on the Denver Poetry Map. A certificate for 6 hours of professional development is available for participants who complete the full day of writing.

  • Fall 2016 Author Workshop with published creative writer on 11/5/16: http://www.regonline.com/fallwritingseminar2016.

    A professional writer will lead Denver Writing Project's Fall writing seminar. Brunch will be served. Three hour professional development certificates are available.

  • Winter 2017 Writing Marathon at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science on 2/25/2017: http://www.regonline.com/museumwritingmarathon2017.

    The Denver Museum of Nature and Science will host the Denver Writing Project's spring writing marathon. Museum admission is included in the event cost and a six hour professional development certificate is available.



The Advanced Institute for Teacher/Writers 2017
​Join the Denver Writing Project for a week-long writing and pedagogy institute where you will have the opportunity to work on self-sponsored writing projects, engage with guest speakers, and work in writing groups. The institute runs from June 12-16th, 2017 on the Auraria Campus in downtown Denver. 

More info​ is available on our AI program page. In 2017, the AI is open to all teachers from any grade level and subject area. Administrators are also welcome to participate.


TechMatters for Teachers 2017
Join the Denver Writing Project for a week-long writing and pedagogy institute where you will have the opportunity to work on a self-sponsored technology pedagogy project with the support of other tech savvy colleagues. The institute runs from June 19-23rd, 2017. The primary meeting location is at the CU South Campus near I25 and Lincoln Avenue. The institute will use some of the Wildlife Experience spaces as inspiration for writing and teaching.

More information about TechMatters is available on our TM program page.​​ This program is open to all teachers from any grade level and subject area. Administrators are also welcome to participate.​



Exploring the Writing Workshop


A Seminar for K-2 Teachers

 


This seminar is designed to explore best practices in the writing workshop for kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade teachers.  


Topics include:

  • establishing and creating a writing workshop
  • mentor texts            
  • shared writing
  • interactive writing         
  • word study
  • assessment                 
  • conferring and feedback
No Exploring the Writing Workshop session offered in fall 2016. Sign up for our email news updates to learn about other professional development opportunitites.