Time and Space to Write: A Workshop for K-12 Teachers

Moulton, Laura

Time and Space to Write: A Workshop for K-12 Teachers


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ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS IS NOW CLOSED. You  can register in person on Saturday at the Northwest Film Center, 934 SW Salmon

Saturday, November 5, 2016
9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Crumpacker Library
Portland Art Museum

taught by Laura Moulton

Fun writing prompts, inspiring literary models, and plenty of time to write and share are incorporated into this workshop designed for K-12 teachers who want to make more time and space for writing. Participants will generate fresh writing and explore ways to create and maintain a writing practice through the school year. During a Writers in the Schools (WITS) residency, students work with a published professional writer to learn new strategies to start, sustain, and revise their writing projects. They grow in fluency, confidence, enthusiasm and creativity. This workshop offers insights into the key elements of a WITS residency and provides educators with an opportunity to put their words on the page. Participants earn two PDUs at the completion of this workshop.

Laura Moulton is the founder of Street Books, a bicycle-powered mobile library that serves people who live outside in Portland, Oregon. She has taught writing in public schools, prisons, and teen shelters, and is an adjunct professor at Marylhurst University and Lewis & Clark College. Her social art practice projects have involved postal workers, immigrants, prisoners, and students. She earned an MFA from Eastern Washington University.

Contact Mary Rechner, Director of Youth Programs, for more information.