2019 NDCTE Annual Conference

North Dakota Council of Teachers of English

Picturing Writing: Fostering Literacy through Art- A Deeper Dive

This 5-day intensive workshop will offer a deeper dive into the Picturing Writing process for teachers who have already attended previous Picturing Writing workshops. Participants will delve into the finer points of facilitating Artists/Writers Workshop with an eye toward refining teacher practice and deepening our understanding of the dynamic relationship between pictures and words. We will learn how to strengthen our facilitation skill sin order to maximize student’s gains. As we review some of the foundational units of study, we will dig deeper into how to design integrated curriculum. We will also explore the Picturing Writing Winter Stories Unit, a dynamic approach to teaching narrative structure through both pictures and words to better meet the needs of our wide range of learners. Come equipped with content area resources and be ready to roll up your sleeves!

Picturing Writing: Fostering Literacy through Art- A Deeper Dive

This 5-day intensive workshop will offer a deeper dive into the Picturing Writing process for teachers who have already attended previous Picturing Writing workshops. Participants will delve into the finer points of facilitating Artists/Writers Workshop with an eye toward refining teacher practice and deepening our understanding of the dynamic relationship between pictures and words. We will learn how to strengthen our facilitation skill sin order to maximize student’s gains. As we review some of the foundational units of study, we will dig deeper into how to design integrated curriculum. We will also explore the Picturing Writing Winter Stories Unit, a dynamic approach to teaching narrative structure through both pictures and words to better meet the needs of our wide range of learners. Come equipped with content area resources and be ready to roll up your sleeves!

Picturing Writing: Fostering Literacy through Art- A Deeper Dive

This 5-day intensive workshop will offer a deeper dive into the Picturing Writing process for teachers who have already attended previous Picturing Writing workshops. Participants will delve into the finer points of facilitating Artists/Writers Workshop with an eye toward refining teacher practice and deepening our understanding of the dynamic relationship between pictures and words. We will learn how to strengthen our facilitation skill sin order to maximize student’s gains. As we review some of the foundational units of study, we will dig deeper into how to design integrated curriculum. We will also explore the Picturing Writing Winter Stories Unit, a dynamic approach to teaching narrative structure through both pictures and words to better meet the needs of our wide range of learners. Come equipped with content area resources and be ready to roll up your sleeves!

Picturing Writing: Fostering Literacy through Art- A Deeper Dive

This 5-day intensive workshop will offer a deeper dive into the Picturing Writing process for teachers who have already attended previous Picturing Writing workshops. Participants will delve into the finer points of facilitating Artists/Writers Workshop with an eye toward refining teacher practice and deepening our understanding of the dynamic relationship between pictures and words. We will learn how to strengthen our facilitation skill sin order to maximize student’s gains. As we review some of the foundational units of study, we will dig deeper into how to design integrated curriculum. We will also explore the Picturing Writing Winter Stories Unit, a dynamic approach to teaching narrative structure through both pictures and words to better meet the needs of our wide range of learners. Come equipped with content area resources and be ready to roll up your sleeves!

MREC- Picturing Writing Across the Curriculum – Deeper Dive

Workshop Details: This 5-day intensive will offer a deeper dive into the Picturing Writing process for teachers who have already attended previous Picturing Writing workshops. During this weeklong immersion, we will tease out some of the finer points of facilitating Artists/Writers Workshop with an eye toward refining our practice and deepening our understanding of the dynamic relationship between pictures and words. We will learn how to strengthen our facilitation skills in order to maximize students’ gains. As we review some of the foundational units of study, we will dig deeper into how to design integrated curriculum units to address our English Language Arts Standards and content area curriculum. We will also explore the Picturing Writing Winter Stories Unit, a dynamic approach to teaching narrative structure through both pictures and words to better meet the needs of our wide range of learners. Come equipped with content area resources and be ready to roll up your sleeves! Teachers completing this workshop receive FREE instructional materials, including: PW Winter Stories Manual, winter station labels, PW winter mentor text, posters and other resources. An estimated total value of $120.00!

About the Presenter: Beth Olshansky is the director of the Center for the Advancement of Art-Based Literacy in Durham, New Hampshire and the creator of two evidence-based literacy models: Picturing Writing and Image-Making Within The Writing Process. Author of The Power of Pictures: Creating Pathways to Literacy Through Art book/companion DVD. Beth has also produced a wide range of instructional materials, both in print and on video.

Picturing Writing: Fostering Literacy through Art- A Deeper Dive

This 5-day intensive workshop will offer a deeper dive into the Picturing Writing process for teachers who have already attended previous Picturing Writing workshops. Participants will delve into the finer points of facilitating Artists/Writers Workshop with an eye toward refining teacher practice and deepening our understanding of the dynamic relationship between pictures and words. We will learn how to strengthen our facilitation skill sin order to maximize student’s gains. As we review some of the foundational units of study, we will dig deeper into how to design integrated curriculum. We will also explore the Picturing Writing Winter Stories Unit, a dynamic approach to teaching narrative structure through both pictures and words to better meet the needs of our wide range of learners. Come equipped with content area resources and be ready to roll up your sleeves!

MREC- An Introduction to Picturing Writing: Fostering Literacy

This 3-day immersion into the Picturing Writing process will introduce teachers to the rhythm and flow of Artists/Writers Workshop and the power of pictures to improve student writing. Armed with knowledge of Picturing Writing’s two-decades long history of research findings documenting significant gains in student’s writing, their experiential understanding of the process, and examples of how Picturing Writing can be adapted to content area curriculum, teachers will leave excited and ready to facilitate the process with their students. No prior are experience necessary

MREC- An Introduction to Picturing Writing: Fostering Literacy

This 3-day immersion into the Picturing Writing process will introduce teachers to the rhythm and flow of Artists/Writers Workshop and the power of pictures to improve student writing. Armed with knowledge of Picturing Writing’s two-decades long history of research findings documenting significant gains in student’s writing, their experiential understanding of the process, and examples of how Picturing Writing can be adapted to content area curriculum, teachers will leave excited and ready to facilitate the process with their students. No prior are experience necessary

Introduction to Picturing Writing

Workshop Details: Back by popular demand, this 3-day immersion into the Picturing Writing process will introduce teachers to the rhythm and flow of Artists/Writers Workshop and the power of pictures to improve student writing. Participants will experience the foundational Time of Day Descriptive Writing and Weather Poetry Units before moving on to a Research-Based Animal Poetry Unit. During this final inquiry-based unit of study, teachers will learn how to conduct visual and written research and conversely, how to embed facts within their images and written text. Armed with knowledge of Picturing Writing’s two-decade-long history of research findings documenting significant gains in student’s writing, their experiential understanding of the process, and examples of how Picturing Writing can be adapted to content area curriculum, teachers will leave excited and ready to facilitate the process with their students. No prior art experience necessary. Teachers completing this workshop receive FREE instructional materials, including: manuals, copy of The Power of Pictures: Creating Pathways to Literacy Through Art, DVDs, posters, and other resources. An estimated value of $375!

About the Presenter: Beth Olshansky is the director of the Center for the Advancement of Art-Based Literacy in Durham, New Hampshire and the creator of two evidence-based literacy models: Picturing Writing and Image-Making Within The Writing Process. Author of The Power of Pictures: Creating Pathways to Literacy Through Art book/companion DVD. Beth has also produced a wide range of instructional materials, both in print and on video.