Bard workshops create opportunities for teachers of all subjects to experience learning through writing across all academic fields, benefiting from the supportive dialogue they find with colleagues during the workshops.

September Writer as Reader 
Sep
29

September Writer as Reader 

September 29, 2017

Writer as Reader workshops highlight writing-to-read strategies that foster close reading; invite connections to the text’s cultural, social, economic, and artistic contexts; and help readers develop an appreciation for the connections between different but related texts.

November Writer as Reader
Nov
3

November Writer as Reader

November 3, 2017

Writer as Reader workshops highlight writing-to-read strategies that foster close reading; invite connections to the text’s cultural, social, economic, and artistic contexts; and help readers develop an appreciation for the connections between different but related texts.

Annual April Conference
Apr
20

Annual April Conference

April 20, 2018

Tolerance in the Classroom: Microaggressions, Trigger Warnings, and Safe Spaces

Through experiential workshop sessions and a plenary, this conference will highlight IWT’s writing-based teaching practices and how they might help us foster a more solid classroom community in which open dialogue and culturally responsive curricula embody the definition of a safe space for learning. 

July Workshops
Jul
8–13

July Workshops

July 8–13, 2018

The July weeklong workshops offer teachers an opportunity to develop an understanding of “writing-based teaching,” its theory and practices, and its application in the classroom. The workshops focus on writing methods that deepen learning across all subject areas–literature, history, grammar, and STEM.