Group 1: Teachers as Writers

Writing Retreat for Teachers

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In response to requests from teachers who have participated in IWT workshops and now want to give time to their own writing in a congenial environment, we offer this workshop. Working independently, with partners, or in writing groups on fiction, nonfiction, or poetry, participants have an opportunity to write, read, and reflect in beautiful surroundings. [...]

Inquiry into Essay

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This workshop is designed for teachers who are familiar with the invention strategies introduced in “Writing and Thinking” or “Writing to Learn” (or in similar workshops elsewhere) and who want to concentrate on helping students write essays. More than other IWT workshops, “Inquiry into Essay” focuses on the analytic essay as a finished product, emphasizing [...]

Writing and Thinking through Technology

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Writing and Thinking through Technology This version of the weeklong Writing and Thinking workshop invites participants to immerse themselves in IWT’s basic writing practices, reflect on their own experiences as teachers, and consider the impact that technology now undeniably has on the way we conceive and use writing both inside and outside the classroom. This [...]