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Monday, July 25 • 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Publishing and Empowering in the Classroom

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Focused on middle and high school teachers (all subjects), this interactive workshop will show participants how to get students enthused about writing through peer commenting (authentic audience), multimedia (images (flickr and vuvox) and podcasts (Audacity and ipadio)) and publication (publisher/pages and scribd). Participants will see what other teachers have done, experience multimedia writing from the student’s perspective and feel the compelling power of peer-to-peer commenting. This workshop will change how you view teaching writing in digital spaces. Participants will leave with a clear understanding of the power of writing in spaces where peer commenting is key and with a strategy to create student-empowered online space (solutions and link packet). Participants should bring laptops and cell phones.



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Geoff Gevalt

About Geoff GevaltExecutive Director and Founder, Young Writers Project, Inc., Burlington, VT In 2006, Geoffrey Gevalt founded Young Writers Project (YWP), an independent nonprofit that uses digital technology to engage students to write, help them improve and provide them with authentic... Read More →

Monday July 25, 2011 1:00pm - 5:00pm EDT
Stuart - 4th Floor (C wing)
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