2009 CRWP Invitational Summer Institute Daily Agendas


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Typical SI Days will follow the same pattern

Main meeting location: Writing Center, Anspach Hall

  • 9:00 – 9:30 – Writing Into the Day
  • 9:30 – 11:00 – Teaching Demonstration
  • 11:00 – 11:45 – Collaborative Responses to Teaching Demonstration (CRTD)
  • 11:45 -- 12:00 -- Log Report
  • 12:00 – 1:00 – Lunch
  • 1:00 – 3:00 – Various activities including writing response groups, professional reading groups, additional demonstrations, and week-ending events
  • 3:00 – 4:00 – Reflecting on the Day, Community Building, Read-Arounds, etc.
  • Week 1 Only: 5:00 – 8:00 – Extensions of afternoon activities and other community-building programming

Wordle: CRWP


Coaching Groups

Troy
Liz
Penny
Debbie
Jodi
Bud
Amanda
Peter
Lucia
Ashley
Kathy
Gretchen
Shannon
Rita
Beth
Chanda
Megan
Alicia

Initial Writing Groups

Troy
Liz
Penny
Lucia
Jodi
Gretchen
Peter
Kathy
Beth
Bud
Shannon
Alicia
Chanda
Amanda
Ashley
Rita


Megan



Resources from the 2009 SI



Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Mon. June 22 – Fri. 26, 2009
(Extended Days)


First week only -- no computer lab available in afternoon from 12:00 - 4:00

Focus text for this week: Because Writing Matters

Focus questions:
  • What are some of the core principles, current trends, and challenges in the teaching of writing?
  • How does your experience as a teacher of writing reflect these principles, trends, and challenges?

Snack: Troy
Log Reporter: Penny
Other Notes for the Day:

Snack: Debbie
Log Reporter: Alicia
Other Notes for the Day:

Snack: Lucia
Log Reporter: Troy
Other Notes for the Day:
  • Writing into the Day
  • Chanda Wekwert's Demo
  • CRTD for Chanda
  • Log Report from Troy
  • Lunch (on your own)
  • Writing Time/ENG 697 - 2:00
  • Writing Groups - 2:45 - 4:00
  • Reading and discussion of of "Writing Next" - 4:00
  • Dinner (Provided) - 4:30
  • Continue with Digital Storytelling - 5:00

Snack: Peter
Log Reporter: Shannon
Other Notes for the Day:
1st Annual CRWP Writing Marathon

  • Bring a friend for a day of wandering and writing.
  • 9:00 AM - Kick off in Writing Center
  • Log Report from Shannon
  • 2:00 PM - Return to Writing Center for read around

Snack: Kathy and Rita
Log Reporter: Bud
Other Notes for the Day:
Mon. June 29 – Thur. July 2

Focus text for this week: What a Writer Needs

Focus questions:
  • What does it mean to be a writer, to live a "writerly life?"
  • What is the language of writing and how to we use that language for ourselves as writers and in responding to our students as writers?
  • Writing into the Day - Debbie
  • Bud Kanyo's Demo
  • CRTD for Bud
  • Log Report from Bud
  • Lunch (on your own)
  • Debbie Meister's Demo
  • CRTD for Debbie
  • Writing and Reflection Time

Snack: Ashley
Log Reporter: Gretchen
Other Notes for the Day:
  • Writing into the Day - Bud
  • Amada Smoker's Demo
  • CRTD for Amanda
  • Log Report from Gretchen
° Dear CWRP (log report).pptx
  • Lunch (on your own)
  • Library Research Presentation/Zotero with Aparna Zambare in Park 209
  • Writing and Research Time
  • Writing Groups
  • Writing and Reflection Time

Snack: Chanda
Log Reporter: Lucia
Other Notes for the Day: Bring a jump drive if you want to learn how to download and install Portable Apps
  • Writing into the Day - Kathy
  • Sara Beauchamp's Guest Teaching Demo
  • Q&A with Sara regarding technology, literacy, and site leadership
  • Log Report from Lucia
  • Lunch (on your own)
  • Writing Time
  • Reading Groups
  • Writing and Reflection Time

Snack: Beth
Log Reporter: Kathy
Other Notes for the Day: Troy leaving for Fordham Literacy Institute
  • Writing into the Day - Beth
  • Lucia Elden's Demo
  • CRTD for Lucia
  • Log Report from Kathy
  • Working Lunch (at Kaya's)
  • Writing Time
  • CRWP Coffee House

Snack: Amanda
Log Reporter: Ashley
Other Notes for the Day:Troy at Fordham Literacy Institute

Happy 4th of July!

Mon. July 6 – Thur. 9

Focus text for this week: Teaching the New Writing

Focus questions:
  • As newer literacies and technologies emerge, how do they influence, complicate, or completely change the teaching of writing?
  • What principles of best practice are evident in "teaching the new writing?"
  • What other considerations must we keep in mind when asking students to compose multimodal texts?
  • Writing into the Day - Rita
  • Rita Maddox's Demo
  • CRTD for Rita
  • Log Report from Ashley
  • Lunch (on your own)
  • Kathy Kurtze's Demo
  • CRTD for Kathy
  • Writing and Reflection Time

Snack: Megan
Log Reporter: Amanda
Other Notes for the Day:
  • Writing into the Day - Personal Writing Time
  • Ashley Patton's Demo
  • CRTD for Ashley
  • Log Report from Amanda
  • Lunch (on your own)
  • Writing Time
  • Writing Groups
  • Writing and Reflection Time


Snack: Gretchen
Log Reporter: Beth
Other Notes for the Day:
  • Writing into the Day - Lucia
  • Shannon Powell's Demo
  • CRTD for Shannon
  • Log Report from Beth
  • Lunch (on your own)
  • Guest Demo: Tracy Burton, CMU: The "First Five" of Writing for Journalists
  • Writing and Reflection Time


Snack: Alicia
Log Reporter: Rita
Other Notes for the Day:

Self Evaluation Letter

Teaching Demo Letter
  • Writing into the Day - Shannon
  • Megan Kowalski's Demo
  • CRTD for Megan
  • CRWP Log Report July 8 Maddox.doc
  • Lunch (on your own)
  • Writing Time/ENG 697
  • CRWP Read Around for Audio Anthology


Snack: Open
Log Reporter: Chanda
Other Notes for the Day: CMU Media and Public Relations Crew arriving at 1:30

Catch up on that portfolio!

Mon. July 13 – Thur. 16

Focus text for this week: Reading/Research Group Choice

Focus questions:
  • How does taking a stance as a teacher researcher change your teaching practice?
  • In what ways can teachers represent their knowledge about students and the subject of writing to the wider professional community and outside audiences?
  • Writing into the Day - Open
  • Beth Nelson's Demo
  • CRTD for Beth
  • Log Report from Chanda
  • Lunch (on your own)
  • Writing Time
  • Writing Groups
  • Writing and Reflection Time/Business Meeting

Snack: Shannon
Log Reporter: Megan
Other Notes for the Day:
  • Writing into the Day - Kathy
  • Gretchen Martin's Demo
  • CRTD for Gretchen
  • Log Report from Megan
  • Lunch (on your own)
  • Reading Groups/Preparing Group Book Talk
  • Writing and Reflection Time/Business Meeting


Snack: Bud
Log Reporter: Lucia
Other Notes for the Day:
  • Writing into the Day - Rita
  • Alicia Ciaramitaro's Demo
  • CRTD for Alicia
  • Log Report from Lucia
  • Lunch (on your own)
  • Independent work time -- reading groups, writing groups, or individual writing to finish portfolio
  • Wikispaces Help for Teachers
  • Writing and Reflection Time/Business Meeting

Snack: Penny
Log Reporter: Debbie
Other Notes for the Day:
  • Writing into the Day - Megan
  • Turn in portfolios
  • RCWP's WIDE PATHs
  • Course and NWP Evaluations
  • 10:45 AM - Group Picture
  • Log Report from Debbie
  • Lunch
  • Group Book Talks
  • Digital Storytelling Showcase
  • Postcards

  • 5:00 - meet at Brass
  • 6:00 PM - Celebratory Dinner and Read Around

Snack: Liz
Log Reporter: All (with postcards)
Other Notes for the Day:

Sleep!


Total Contact Hours (120):

  • 108 contact hours in the summer institute
  • 6 contact hours in spring pre-meeting in May
  • 6 contact hours in fall follow-up meeting in September/October

Invitational Summer Invitational Orientation Day

Monday, May 11, 2009 – 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
413D Park Library



  • 9:00 – 9:30 – Writing Into the Day (Neighborhood Writing Prompt)
    • What's your favorite part?
    • What's not in your map?
    • Where did you spend the most time?
    • What age were you?
    • Where were the other kids?
    • How would other people draw your map differently? (Parents)
    • Who did you spend time with?
    • Why this map? (Where else did you live?)
  • 9:30 – 10:15 -- Individual Introductions (Atwell's Writing Survey)
  • 10:15 -- 10:30 -- Break
  • 10:30 -- 12:00 – Troy's Teaching Demonstration: Writing with Wikis
  • 12:00 -- 12:45 -- Lunch
  • 12:45 - 1:15 -- Q&A on
    • NWP
    • Course Expectations
      • As a teacher of writing -- teaching demo
      • As a writer -- four portfolio pieces
      • As a teacher researcher -- four responses to professional texts
    • Credits/Stipends
    • Teaching Demonstrations
    • Reading and Writing Groups
    • Food
    • Log Reports
    • Media/IRB Release
    • Parking
  • 1:15 -- 1:30 -- Quick break, set up computers
  • 1:30 -- 2:30 -- Setting up NWPi, Wikispaces, and Gmail/Google Accounts
  • 2:30 -- 3:30 -- Previewing "Because Writing Matters," group writing on wiki, and drafting letter to administrator
  • 3:30 -- 4:00 -- Reflecting on the day, final questions