Conference on Teaching Reading, Writing and Arts Across the Curriculum

March 23rd, 2004 by Adam

Please note: Registration is closed and due to enrollment, has been moved to the Heritage Commons in Hall Residence Hall on Highland Street.

Writing: What Really Matters is the theme of the 5th Annual Write Now! Conference on the Teaching of Writing, Thursday, March 25 from 8:15 a.m. to
3 p.m. at Plymouth State University.

The conference features a keynote address by Georgia Heard, and a closing session by Donald Graves and Penny Kittle as well as morning and afternoon
workshops at all grade levels.

Heard, author of Writing Toward Home and For
the Good of the Sun and the Earth,
will discuss the essentials of teaching writing, offering practical strategies to help students become more playful,
innovative, receptive, and courageous as writers.

The conference is a partnership of the Arts Alliance of Northern New Hampshire and Plymouth Writing Project at Plymouth State University. Plymouth State is the only N.H. site for the National Writing Project.

The daylong conference goal is to inspire and support educators, administrators, writers, parents, artists and everyone interested in the teaching of writing, reading and arts across the curriculum.

The conference has more than doubled attendance this year, with some 250 participants expected.

Contact is:

For additional information, call us at 323-7302 or e-mail ArtsAllianceNNNH@cs.com