The Boise State Writing Project has several programs coming up for teachers in the elementary through high school grades.
- The first is a free, open workshop titled “Teaching Evidence-based Writing: Elementary through Secondary,” held 8:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on March 16 in the Interactive Learning Center, room 313. Attendees will learn about programs and resources available through the National Writing Project to hone their teaching skills and more. The day-long event includes snacks, lunch and time for conversation with colleagues. Register online.
- The Institute in Teaching Evidence-Based Writing: C3WP: College, Career and Community Leadership Writers Program will take place June 10-14. The institute is geared toward teachers interested in being part of the National Writing Project initiative, “Creating Respectful Discourse for Change in the 21st Century,” and more. A pre-institute event will take place from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, in the Boise State Student Union Building.
- The Elementary Teacher Leadership Institute for Science, Literacy and Inquiry will take place June 17-21. The institute is for teachers interested in how principles of guided inquiry translate into classroom instruction, and in exploring the new Idaho State science standards and connections to the Idaho core literacy and math standards, and more. A pre-institute event will take place from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, in the Boise State Student Union Building.
- The Institute for Leadership in Science Teaching: Using Guided Inquiry in Science, Middle and High School to Meet the Idaho State Science Standards will take place June 24-28. Content is similar to the elementary program, but geared toward upper grades. A pre-institute event will take place from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, in the Boise State Student Union Building.
Graduate credits are available with reduced fees for the institutes. Some scholarships are also available.