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Upcoming events categorized as: Conference

Dec
2

Teachers as Writers: Building a Powerful Culture of Writing with Your Colleagues

In this workshop, we will explore the premise that we can become more powerful teachers of writing if we are writers ourselves.

Jan
20

Connecting our Stories to the World: Cultivating Critical Literacies with Young Children (K-5)

In this workshop, participants will write their personal stories; learn pedagogical strategies; discuss how engaging in critical literacy can open up spaces for children to explore; and more.

Jan
28

Abstract Submission Deadline for the Global Conference on Sport for Social Change

2018 marks the 50th anniversary of one of the most iconic and pivotal moments in the history of sport and the Olympic Games: When sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos, gold and bronze medalists in the 200-meter dash, raised their black-gloved fists in a black power salute on the medal podium.

Feb
3–4

2018 JoLLE Winter Conference

The JoLLE conference is a hands-on and participation based event where presenters involve their audiences in the subject and process of their presentations.

Feb
10

You Belong Here: How Teachers Create Welcoming Schools and Classrooms for Immigrant Students

In this workshop, participants will have the opportunity to learn from students of immigrant families about what has been helpful and would be helpful to them in their experiences at school.

Mar
1

Registration Deadline for the Global Conference on Sport for Social Change

Submit your registration by March 1, 2018, to be a part of the first Global Conference on Sport for Social Change.

Mar
23–24

2018 Conference on Children's Literature

This will be our 49th year of celebrating the writing, illustrating, and use of books for children.

Mar
24

Zines for Everyone! Multi-Genre Writing Products with Low Stakes and High Motivation

In this engaging and hands-on workshop, you will move through the process of creating a zine, a multi-genre miniature magazine with a central theme or topic published by hand.

Apr
3–4

Global Conference on Sport for Social Change

Please join us to commemorate the brave and powerful silent protest of the 1968 Olympic Games that ultimately sparked a global and domestic wake-up call on civil and human rights.

Apr
14

What's Your STORRI? Teachers Using Narrative to Unpack Wobble Moments in their Practice

In this workshop, you will explore wobble moments, examine examples of narratives depicting such moments, and gain multiple perspectives on your classroom.

May
5

From Personal to Social: Politics, Multi-Layered Narratives, and Social Justice in the Secondary Literacy Classroom

This workshop will explore teaching writing as a political act. How do we address issues of social justice—race, class, gender, sexuality, religion—through literacy practices in secondary classrooms?

Oct
19

Innovation in Teaching Conference

Please join us for a day focused on innovative teaching and teachers in higher education!