The University of Mississippi Writing Project
UMWP 2022 Summer and Fall Workshop Series for Teachers
We’ve missed seeing you in person! Join us face-to-face this summer to collaborate with colleagues and plan for the new school year. Try out some new literacy approaches and strategies designed with a focus on student engagement and addressing instructional gaps. #teachersteachingteachers
Cost: $125 per workshop. Lunch is provided. Schools may send four teachers for the price of three.
CEUs: Available for a $20 processing fee per workshop and per teacher.
Meaningful Support for Student Writers
Elementary (K-4) and Secondary (5-10) — Wednesday, June 22nd from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
- Plan for more reading and writing scaffolds to enhance overall literacy
- Find the just-right balance between structure and formula
- Explore ideas for sentence frames, graphic organizers, and more!
Low-Stakes Writing for High-Stakes Success
Secondary (5-10) — Monday, July 11th from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
- Learn how low-stakes writing can improve scores on the MAAP assessments
- Incorporate more writing-to-learn to improve reading comprehension
- Motivate students to think, learn, and understand more content through writing
Developing Standards-Aligned Instruction for ELA
Elementary (K-5) and Secondary (6-10) — Wednesday, September 21st from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
- Refine your instructional plans to be aligned with state standards
- Develop assessment questions and writing tasks to mimic the MAAP
- Plan lessons to ensure that students achieve maximum learning
Focus on Literacy Instruction: Meeting Students Where They Are
Elementary (K-5) and Secondary (6-10) — Wednesday, October 19th from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
- Use intentional scaffolding to build on student strengths
- Connect reading and writing to promote student engagement
- Jump-start student learning with acceleration instead of remediation
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Looking at Student Work to Inform Instruction
Secondary (6-12) — Wednesday, November 9th from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
- Streamline the formative assessment process to save yourself time and energy
- Learn ways of responding to student writers to encourage meaningful revision
- Look closely and intentionally at student work to identify gaps in learning and inform instruction
Note: Enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis. All cancellations must be made via email to email@example.com at least 48-hours prior to the workshop date.