Green Mountain Writing Project OPEN INSTITUTE 2015 – 3 credits
Course Instructors: Catherine Lamb and Aubrey Garrison
July 20-24, 2014
Audience: Vermont teachers Grades K-12
GMWP Open Institute 2015 is a 5-day week this summer, exploring your own writing in order to feel more competent and comfortable with classroom writing instruction. You will participate in demonstrations on the teaching of writing led by teacher consultants of Green Mountain Writing Project and will read about, discuss and respond to challenges such as integrating writing in the content areas in meaningful ways, understanding the CCSS, linking reading and writing assessing writing, and using non-graded writing in the curriculum.
Catherine Lamb teaches grade 5/6 English and social studies at Browns River Middle School in Jericho, Vermont. She has been co-director at Green Mountain Writing Project, formerly National Writing Project in Vermont since 2003. She has taught and lead summer advanced writing institutes, summer workshops, school workshops, study groups and on site courses
Aubrey Garrison teaches 7th and 8th grade English-Language Arts at Colchester Middle School. She is a 2012 fellow of the Green Mountain Writing Project’s Summer Invitational Institute and former presenter at the Teachers Who Write Conference, sponsored by the Vermont Council of Teachers of English Language Arts. She also teaches at the Community College of Vermont.
Dates: July 20 - 24, 2014
Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Monday-Friday
Location: CVEDC i-Classroom, Fort Ethan Allen, Colchester, VT
Cost: $1100.00CVEDC members (includes 3 St. Mike’s grad credits & book)
Book: Calkins, L., Ehrenworth, M., & Lehman, C. (2012) Pathways to the Common Core: Accelerating Achievement. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann