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University of Colorado Denver College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Denver Writing Project
 

Upcoming Events


Exploring the Writing Workshop for Primary Teachers : Kindergarten through 2nd Grade
​Meeting Dates: 9/20, 10/18, 11/15, 1/10, 2/7, 3/7, and 4/11

This seven-week workshop is designed for teachers new to the profession or new to the primary grade levels who want to establish a writing workshop in their classrooms. Participants will meet monthly throughout the academic year and explore:

  • Setting up a writing workshop for your class at the beginning of the year
  • Designing units of study that align with CCSS
  • Exploring the latest research on writing for our youngest writers
  • Using mentor texts and building a collection of mentor text titles
  • Looking at student work
  • Assessing student writing

 

Times: 9:30- 11:30am


​​Where:​  ​CU Denver, Auraria Campus: King Center Room 208


Stipend for Participation: We will provide a $200 stipend to participants who attend six out of seven meetings.


Materials: A copy of About The Authors: Writing Workshop With Our Youngest Authors by Katie Wood Ray is included with registration.


Credit: DWP will provide a certificate for completion of 14 hours of Professional Development


Registration is Full



Writing Workshop with Andrea Dupree, Co-Founder of Lighthouse Writers Workshop and Fiction Author

November 8th, 2014

  • Time: 10am to 1pm
  • Location: CU Denver, Auraria Campus, North Classroom 3004
  • Guest Speaker with brunch: TBD
  • Registration Fee: $25
  • Register Online
  • More Info: Email: cathy.casper@ucdenver.edu​ or call 303-556-8394


Clyfford Still Museum Walk 
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February 28th, 2015

  • Time: 9am to 3pm
  • Location: 1250 Bannock St, Denver, CO 80204
  • Registration Fee: $25 includes museum admission and certificate for 6 hours of professional development.
  • Register Online
  • More Info: Email: cathy.casper@ucdenver.edu​ or call 303-556-8394


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DWP’s 14th Annual Advanced Institute

June 8th-12th, 2015

  • Days/Times: Monday through Friday from 9AM to 4PM
  • Location : CU Denver, Auraria Campus, TBD
  • Registration Fee: $50
  • More Info: Email: cathy.casper@ucdenver.edu​ or call 303-556-8394


Please feel free to invite colleagues and friends to attend these events. You don’t have to be a DWP teacher to participate in our programs.



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DWP’s Annual Invitational Summer Institute
June 8th-26th, 2015

  • Days/Times: Monday through Friday from 9AM to 4PM
  • Location : CU Denver, Auraria Campus, TBD

  • Small stipend will be offered for participation.
  • Graduate Credit (up to six credit hours) is available at CU Denver tuition rates.


More information on the application process will be added to this website when it is available.




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DWP's 4th Annual TechMatters Institute

  • TBA in June of 2015