Literacy Workshops Offered at UNH

Contact: Liz Arcieri
603-862-3691

December 3, 2003



DURHAM, N.H. -- Picturing Writing: Fostering Literacy Through Art™ and Image-Making Within The Writing Process™ will be offered during the month of January on the campus of the University of New Hampshire. These two art-and-literature-based approaches to writing have been proven by research to dramatically improve student reading and writing.

Elementary school teachers, language arts teachers, reading specialists, art specialists, and special education teachers are encouraged to attend. Classroom facilitation practices, classroom management, and mini-lessons will be addressed in each of the workshops. The workshop schedule is:

Jan. 9 & 10, 2004 Picturing Writing: Fostering Literacy Through Art
Jan. 11 & 12, 2004 Picturing Writing: Integrated Curriculum Research-Based Story
Jan. 16-18, 2004 Image-Making Integrated Curriculum Research-Based Story
Jan. 19, 2004 Image-Making Poetry Process

The workshops begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. The one-day workshop is $150, the two-day workshops are $295, and the three-day workshop is $375. Workshop fees include a comprehensive teachers' manual and use of all workshop art materials. Call Liz Arcieri at (603) 862-3691 or visit www.picturingwriting.org for more information. Registration deadline is December 20, 2003.