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Upcoming events categorized as: Outreach

Oct
21

Bottled Thunder: Fostering Fearless Youth Voices and the Revolution through Performance and Creative Writing

Find out how to deal with pressure and empower our students to do the same at this interactive session for educators.

Oct
24

Professional Development Schools Workshop: Forming Sustainable School District and University Partnerships

Visit professional development schools and attend working sessions on how to build sustainable partnerships between institutions.

Nov
4

The Power of the Read-Aloud: Choosing Books to Promote Diversity and a Safe Space to Explore Complicated Topics

This workshop explores diverse books, including all genres, and educational approaches that can help children and youth develop their global and cultural awareness during the read-aloud experience.

Nov
11–12

Duke TIP@UGA Scholar Weekend

Scholar Weekend at UGA is a program for gifted eighth-11th graders.

Dec
2

Duke TIP@UGA Academic Adventures

Academic Adventures at UGA is a program for gifted fifth and sixth graders.

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.

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
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
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?