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Illinois State Writing Project

Day of Renewal Workshop February 23, 2013

8:30 am - 1:00 pm

Instructional Technology & Development Center on ISU Campus

301 S. Main St., Normal, IL

Renewing Our Inspiration to Teach

Hosted by the Illinois Association of Teachers of English Central District

Schedule of Events

     8:30 – 9:00 Breakfast, Introductions
Session One
     9:00– 9:50 Junior High Session
Rachel Hahn – East Chicago Lighthouse College Preparatory Academy
Middle School Writing: Increasing the Volume and Quality of Student Writing
     9:00 – 9:50 High School Session
Jennifer Keith – Lincoln Community High School
The Truth in Advertising: How to Teach Today's Digital Natives to be Wise Consumers
    Session Two
     10:00– 10:50 Junior High Session
Ginger Shelato and Jake Koniak – Rochester Middle School
Google Chrome, Edmodo, Grammar, and Presentations: A Potpourri of Tools for the Middle School Classroom
     10:00 – 10:50 High School Session
Courtney Eddleman – Morton High School
Thinking in Ink – Teaching Annotation to Make Students’ Thoughts Evident on the Page
          11:00 – 12:00 Whole Group
Tricia Campbell, Regional Office of Career and Technical Education
Tech Tools for Teachers
          12:15 – 1:00 Lunch and Whole Group Wrap-Up

Registration Information

Registration is not required, but preferred.  There is a $10.00 fee that you may pay at the event. 

Coffee and breakfast will be served at 8:30, and a light lunch will be served at 12:15. 

Earn CPDUs during this Interactive Workshop

For more information, or to register for the Day of Renewal, please email Michelle Ryan, President of the Illinois Association of Teachers of English.  In your regsitration email, please make sure to include your name, phone number, school affiliation, and if anyone else will be attending with you.  We hope to see you there!