|SOUTHEASTERNíS OCT. 30 SLWP SHOWCASE DEMONSTRATES IDEAS FOR TEACHING
HAMMOND -- The Southeast Louisiana
Writing Project at Southeastern Louisiana University will showcase "Best
Practices in Teaching Writing" from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct.
30 at the University Center.
The annual event will feature
workshops and poster sessions on teaching writing by experienced classroom
teachers who are also SLWP consultants, said SLWP director Richard Louth,
a member of Southeastern's English faculty.
The showcase is designed for
elementary through high school teachers who want new, classroom?tested
ideas and methods for teaching writing, Louth said. "Participants will
be able to pick up handouts and assignments and to talk one-on-one with
teacher consultants as well as take part in discussion circles and a writing
workshop on issues in teaching writing," he said.
Registration will start at 8
a.m. Poster sessions will last from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., and grade level
discussions of teaching writing, as well as a writing workshop, will follow.
Topics will include Writing Across
the Curriculum, Writing and Standards, Essay Writing, Teaching Grammar,
Using Portfolios, Reading/Writing Connections, Teaching Poetry, Preparing
Students for College, Publishing Studentsí Writing and Technology and Writing.
Workshop registration is $10
in advanced (by Oct. 29) or $15 at the door. Admission for Southeastern
education majors is $5 with their university I.D.
To pre-register, mail a $10 check
payable to Southeastern Development Foundation to Dr. Richard Louth, Director
SLWP, SLU 10327, Hammond, LA 70402. Please include name, school, grade
and subject, mailing and email addresses and phone number.
For additional information contact
Louth at email@example.com or 985-549?2100/2102.