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SCHOLASTIC ARTS AND WRITING COMPETITION
Free opportunities for your students, please pass the invite along to both teachers and students:

Follow the program for more updates and announcements at

Scholastic Writing Workshop: NAMPA
Nov 11th 6-7pm
Flying M Coffeegarage
1314 2nd St S, Nampa

Scholastic Writing Workshop: BOISE
Nov 12th 5:30-6:30pm
Boise Public Library, Marion Bingham Room
715 S Capitol Blvd. Boise

SUBMISSION DEADLINE Dec. 17th 
Check it out at www.artandwriting.org

Teachers, writer or readers interested in jurying? Awesome opportunity to read great writing and discuss with a panel: January 10th. Email nicholas.darlinton@vallivue.org for details

Boise State Writing Project Continues our  K-12 Service-Learning Initiatives in Public Schools: 
Boise State’s thriving Service-Learning Program integrates academics and service for college students. Now, through work with the Boise State Writing Project, 85 Idaho teachers will carry the proven benefits of combining service with learning into their K-12 classrooms this fall. Read more about it in the article!

The Boise State Writing Project offers professional development workshops for administrators and teachers addressing the implementation of The Common Core Standards. The workshops can be modified and geared toward specific district needs surrounding the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Contact Paula Uriarte for more information
 Upcoming Events

2015 Institutes:

Inquiry Institute:

 Unit and Lesson Planning for Meeting and Exceeding the CCSS

·         INTERESTED IN HOW INQUIRY CAN HELP YOUR STUDENTS MEET AND EXCEED THE NEW COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS FOR READING, WRITING, SPEAKING/LISTENING, AND LITERACY IN THE DISCIPLINES?

  • INTERESTED IN PREPARING STUDENTS FOR THE NEXT GENERATION OF ASSESSMENTS LIKE THE SMARTER BALANCED?
  • Pre-Institute: TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED FOR Saturday May 2, 2015 at Boise State University SUB- or via skype
  • The Institute: Monday June 15, 2015 – Friday June 19, 2015 at Boise State University
  • Download the flyer for more info

Mathematical Literacy and Inquiry: Meeting the CCSS

Are you:

 

•Interested in how MTI principles translate to classroom instruction of a wide variety of mathematical concepts and processes applicable K-12?

•Concerned about the common core and how to build meaningful units that meet the CCSS for literacy in the disciplines?

•Looking for teaching strategies that will help accomplish the Standards for Mathematical Practice?

  • Pre-Institute: Saturday May 9, 2015 at Boise State University SUB (tentative)
  • The Institute: Monday June 15, 2015 – Friday June 19, 2015 at Boise State University
  • Download the Flyer for more info


ELEVENTH Annual

Boise State University

Writing Project

Invitational Summer Institute

And year-long fellowship

Affiliated with the National Writing Project and sponsored by Boise State University

Pre-Institute April 10-11

Summer Institute: 18 arranged sessions between

June 8 – July 3, 2015

6 GRADUATE CREDITS - FREE

Download the application


Would you like to learn more about BSWP? Download our flier, read, and then share!

  BSWP is an affiliate of the National Writing Project and was established at Boise State in 2005. It offers programming throughout the year, including two annual conferences, a variety of courses and institutes, in-service series for schools, workshops and workshop series, retreats, programs for student writers and sponsored speeches and workshops with literacy experts. This past year, more than 1,000 Idaho educators received more than 30,000 hours of assistance.