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Janet Donnell Johnson
RIWP Site Director

(401) 456-8701

Henry Barnard School (HBS)
East Campus
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​Rh​ode Island Writing Project

​2018 Annual Spring Conference

Keeping the Person(al) in Personalized Learning

Saturday March 3, 2018
8am - 2pm starting in Donovan Dining Hall
Featuring Keynote Speaker Troy Hicks​
Sessions for PK-16 teachers, pre-service teachers, curriculum coordinators, and other teachers who care about writing

​Dr. Troy Hicks is a professor of English and education at Central Michigam University and Director of the Chippewa River Writing Project. A former middle school teacher, he collaborates with K-12 colleagues and explores how they implement newer literacies in their classrooms. He has authored a variety of books, articles, chapters, blog posts, and other resources broadl​y related to the teaching of literacy in our digital age. He has received numerous awards, including the 2014 Conference on English Education's Richard A. Meade Award for scholarship in English Education.​

Spring Conference 2018 Workshop Titles

Biomes of the World: Teaching Literacy in the Digital Age Through a Multi-Disciplinary Unit
Digital Badging for Writing Classrooms: Choose Your Own Adventure!
Digital Storytelling in the Digital Age
Interactive, Collaborative Classroom Writing Across the Curriculum
Understanding Writing Conferences K-2
Empowering Writers: Ira Shor’s Problem Posing Writing for a Democratic Classroom
Customizing Student Feedback: A Beginner’s Guide to Doctopus
Digital Writing SOARS!
Teaching Argument in the Real World - Diving Deeper

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Page last updated: February 23, 2018