The Boise State Writing Project

 

 

 

 

 

 

by teachers for teachers

The Boise State Writing Project

Teacher Consultants have delivered over 100,000 contact hours of services to teachers and students in Idaho over the last six years, reaching over 2000 individual teachers each of those years.

Invitational Summer Institute

  • The Invitational Summer Institute and Fellowship year is for teachers of all subjects K-College. It is our centerpiece program for training Teacher Consultants and thinking partners.
  • It begins with a pre-institute:
    Friday, April 3, 2020 – 3:30 pm – 9:00 pm
    Saturday, April 4, 2020 – 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.
  • The summer workshop is:
    Tuesday, June 2 – Thursday, June 25, 2020
    Interactive Learning Center (ILC) Room 313 – 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

SUMMER COURSES AND INSTITUTES

  • Elementary Teacher Leadership Institute for Science, Literacy and Inquiry – August 5-9, 2019.

ACADEMIC YEAR COURSES/INITIATIVES

  • Year 3 i3 Scale-up C3WP College Reading Writing Program 2019-2020.
  • Teacher Research and Reflection – supported by the Idaho State Department of Education and our partnership through the Idaho Core Coach Network
  • Inquiry as Cognitive Apprenticeship – supported by the Idaho State Department of Education and our partnership through the Idaho Core Coach Network

CONFERENCES:

  • Fall Conference, Spring Workshops, Spring Night of Inquiry at the Discovery Center of Idaho

CURRENT INITIATIVES:

  • Alliance for Young Artists & Writers – teens in grades 7–12 (ages 13 and up) from public, private, or home schools can apply in 29 categories of art and writing for their chance to earn scholarships and have their works exhibited and published.
  • Reading improvement initiative middle school and high school
  • Mentoring new teachers into the profession
  • Service learning supported by a private donation
  • Developing teacher leadership in science
  • Teachers as writers and public intellectuals – writing retreats for teachers
  • NSF SMART and INCLUDES grant partners – to promote STEM identities in under-served youth – BSWP provides the teacher training and scalability
  • Occasional workshops and guest speakers hosted throughout the year.
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