Register Today for Summer 2021 Workshops! For questions, contact us at illinoiswritingproject@neiu.edu .

Teaching Writing

Learn engaging and practical strategies for teaching writing that you can begin on Day 1. You’ll walk away knowing how to balance in-depth learning in the writing curriculum with standardized test expectations. Plus, you’ll know how to set up, conduct, and manage a writers’ workshop to build strong and successful writers.

ISBE credit hours are provided.

Digital and Media Literacies Workshop

This course will focus on the critical and strategic use of digital technologies that allow students and teachers to experiment with ways to creatively express themselves and show what they know.

ISBE credit hours are provided.

Social-Emotional Learning and Writing Workshop

At the heart of this workshop is a recognition of the power of writing and reading to create classrooms and schools where social emotional learning flourishes. This workshop offers suggestions, activities, and dialogue about social emotional learning that doesn’t gobble up our students’ time but creates a classroom where learning and the love of learning are nurtured. And this workshop supports existing school-wide programs as well.

ISBE credit hours are provided.

Translanguaging and Writing

This interactive workshop will engage participants in creative ideas for students negotiating meaning in two or more languages. Review of recent research and theories to address language needs teaching writing in a translanguaging world.

ISBE credit hours are provided.

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