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June 2017

Lincoln Summer Institute

June 5 - June 30

JUNE 5 - JUNE 30 9:00 AM TO 3:00 PM ANDREWS HALL, UNL CITY CAMPUS Open to teachers of all disciplines and grade levels. This is NeWP’s premiere program, following the National Writing Project’s Invitational Institute model. Participants in the institute will: participate in their own writing share their best teaching practices for writing engage in inquiry and research into aspects of writing Institute activities include: writing exercises, visits with local experts in the teaching of writing, participant presentations on…

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Teaching of Argument

June 12 - June 29
Andrews Hall, 625 N 14th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508 United States
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JUNE 12 - JUNE 29 1:00 PM TO 4:00 PM ANDREWS HALL, UNL CITY CAMPUS Grant supported institute for teachers of grades 4-12, for 3 UNL graduate credits in English or Teaching, Learning, and Teacher Education. Past participation in a NeWP Summer or Rural Institute is required. Institute expects teachers will commit to trying National Writing Project’s 4 cycles of argument writing in 2017-18 classes. Institute activities include: exploration of public, personal, and academic argument writing; hands-on experience writing arguments…

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July 2017

Summer Writing Retreat 2017

July 12 - July 14
St. Benedict Center, 1126 Rd I
Schuyler, NE 68661 United States
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Summer Writing Retreat Participants

The Nebraska Writing Project’s Summer Writing Retreat supports the development of personal, professional and creative writing. The structure of this retreat is designed to accommodate writers at any level in their development and offers small group supportive structure as well as one-to-one facilitator feedback. This writing retreat will focus on developing writing intended for professional audiences, publications as well as personal use. Such publication opportunities might include but not limited to submissions to NWP publications such as The Voice or…

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