Service Learning and Inquiry Initiative Off to Roaring Start!
30 in-service and pre-service teachers are signed up for this summer's
service learning and inquiry institute! This year's initiative will
also involve 10 BSWP teacher mentors and 8 interns who will work
together throughout the next school year to implement service learning
as part of the curriculum in the Boise Schools.
Other Summer Programs also filling!
The Grammar course will take place in Mountain Home, led by Rhonda Urquidi. Spaces still available.
The Holocaust Educators Network Social Justice Institute is full, but will be offered next year as well. Stay tuned.
2011 BSWPers had a successful summer institute and are now working on
implementing great writing ideas in their own classrooms.
New Book Writing Opportunities!
is editing a new series of The Ten books for elementary students.
Several BSWP fellows were involved in writing the first 100 books, and
several more in this next phase.
Inquiring Minds Learn to Read and Write
By Jeff Wilhelm, Peggy Wilhelm and Erica Boas Available through Rubicon.com
to John Pattis, BSWP '08, who was awarded a grant from the Meridian
School District Foundation to create a math lab at Eagle Hills
Elementary. Way to go, John!
to BSWP '05 Paula
Uriarte for winning the Idaho Statesman/J.A. and Kathryn Albertson
Foundation Go On contest. To read more, go to the
The Boise State University Writing Project is part of the National Writing Project network.
The National Writing Project, known as the
NWP, has been widely recognized as the most successful grassroots
movement for school and instructional change in the history of American
education. The network consists of over 250 international sites and
includes an international corps of exemplary teachers and teacher
leaders. These teachers are active in their own schools and at the
regional and national levels in providing in-servicing, policy advice,
teacher-consulting, teacher research and various other services to their
The Boise State Writing Project offers a wide
variety of Professional Development and staff In-Service programs.
Programs are based on current research regarding best practices in
education. All BSWP programs meet the high standards set by the
National Writing Project. Our programs are tailored to meet the
specific needs of your building or district.
How can you become a National Writing Project Fellow? Nominations and applications are accepted through mid-March.
Contact Jeff Wilhelm at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 208-426-1199.
Visit the Boise State Writing Project web site for information and additional details.