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Dec 10 Super Saturday–The Cuentos and Kahani Project

Dec 10 Super Saturday--The Cuentos and Kahani Project

SAWP invites you to attend this workshop on how you can bring the Cuentos Project to your classroom. Cuentos means “story” in Spanish, and this project is about getting students to tell stories of their families and culture. Led by experienced SAWP Teacher Consultants, you will learn about what the Cuentos Project is and about

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Nov. 12 Super Saturday–Teacher Inquiry and Social Justice

Nov. 12 Super Saturday--Teacher Inquiry and Social Justice

Plan to attend the upcoming Super Saturday on the role of teacher inquiry and social justice. SAWP Teacher Consultants from Harlandale and Somerset ISD will present a sneak-preview of their teacher inquiry projects in their classrooms. They are teaching across the grades (K-12) and/or are literacy coaches, so there will be something for everyone at this

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Oct. 8th Super Saturday Workshop–Writer’s Notebooks Through the Year

Oct. 8th Super Saturday Workshop--Writer's Notebooks Through the Year

Notebooks are a key tool for an effective literacy classroom–they work for K-12 students, AP classes, English Language Learners, everyone! Writer’s notebooks allow students to build writing stamina and fluency, as well as support their independence.  Many teachers begin the year with enthusiasm and plans for using notebook that begins to flag as the year

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Sept. 10th Super Saturday–Letters to the Next President

Sept. 10th Super Saturday--Letters to the Next President

Learn about this exciting writing activity for engaging your English or Social Studies students in the Presidential election. Letters to the Next President 2.0 engages and connects young people, (especially ages 13–18), as they research, write, and make media to voice their opinions on issues that matter to them in the coming election. This workshop

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2016 SAWP Writing Workshop Institute

2016 SAWP Writing Workshop Institute

The 2016 SAWP Writing Workshop Institute will run 7/25-7/29. This institute is conducted for teachers from the South San Antonio and Harlandale ISDs, and is supported by the TEA Write for Texas initiative.

Staying Connected to SAWP

Staying Connected to SAWP

Even though your Summer Institute experience is over, your journey with the San Antonio Writing Project continues. As a Teacher Consultant of SAWP, you will always be a member of SAWP and the National Writing Project. You are a part of the SAWP family and a teacher leader who advocates for writing and effective writing

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The New 2016 SAWP Teacher Consultants

The New 2016 SAWP Teacher Consultants

Congratulations to the new 2016 San Antonio Writing Project Teacher Consultants! In this its 10th year, SAWP conducted two Summer Institutes and graduated a record 33 Teacher Consultants. Five international students joined the Main campus Summer Institute–four from the Hardiwar Writing Project in India and one from South Africa and the Limpopo Writing Project. Also,

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2016 Cuentos Project

2016 Cuentos Project

2016 Cuentos Presentations “Cuento” is Spanish for “story.” Since 2007, the San Antonio Writing Project has sponsored the Cuentos Project, inviting local teachers of Pre-K through University to engage their students in capturing stories from their culture. Join us for this celebration of student writers sharing their family stories. Sunday, April 3rd, 2016 1:00 –

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2016 Kahani Project Presentation

The Kahani Project: Asian Indian American Storytelling Presented by The San Antonio Writing Project (SAWP) and The India Association of San Antonio (IASA) in partnership with The DoSeum Stories bind us together and define who we are. Join this celebration of student writers from the Asian Indian American community as they share their stories of family

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2016 SAWP Summer Institute

Designed for experienced teachers across all academic disciplines from kindergarten through university level academics, the Summer Institute is an opportunity for professional growth and development, demonstration of best practices, study of theory, and personal growth through writing. Dates:   June 6, 2016 – June 30, 2016, Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Where:

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