UNH Offers Art-Based Literacy Workshops

Contact: Liz Arcieri
(603) 862-3691

Dec. 7, 2004

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 literacy have been proven to dramatically improve student reading and writing.
Elementary school classroom 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 as follows:

  • Jan. 7-8, 2005: Picturing Writing: Fostering Literacy Through Art® (An introduction)
  • Jan. 9-10, 2005: Picturing Writing Integrated Curriculum Model
  • Jan. 14-15, 2005: Image-Making Integrated Curriculum Model

The workshops begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. Each workshop is $295 per person and includes a comprehensive teachers manual and use of all workshop art materials. Graduate credit is available. Contact Liz Arcieri at 603-862-3691 or eja@cisunix.unh.edu for more information.  Registration deadline is December 20, 2004.