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Red Clay Writing Project Saturday Morning Series, January 20, 2018

Red Clay Writing Project Saturday Morning Series, January 20, 2018
Connecting our Stories to the World: Cultivating Critical Literacies with Young Children (K-5)

Date: January 20, 2018

Instructors: Shara Cherniak and Jess Kobe, Teacher Consultants

Schedule: The workshops will take place from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.

Location: UGA Gwinnett Campus, 2530 Sever Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30043

Cost: $45

Description: In this workshop, participants will:

1)Write their personal stories in connection with the world.

2)Learn pedagogical strategies for doing critical literacy with young (elementary aged) children, including identifying mentor texts they can use with their students.

3)Discuss how engaging in critical literacy can open up spaces for children to explore their own and others' experiences navigating the world.

4) Explore the challenges and joys of doing this work.

Instructors: Shara Cherniak and Jess Kobe, Teacher Consultants

Shara Cherniak and Jess Kobe are PhD students in the Department of Educational Theory and Practice at the University of Georgia, in the areas of early childhood and social studies education. Previously, they both taught elementary school for a combined total of 10 years and currently enjoy being teacher consultants with the Red Clay Writing Project community. They are both committed to creating opportunities for young children to engage in meaningful reading and writing activities that help them explore social justice issues.

Cost: $45

Registration & Cancellation Deadline: January 12, 2018

Cancellation and Refund Policy: All cancellations must be submitted via email to mbaer@uga.edu before the cancellation deadline in order to receive a full refund. Cancellations after the cancellation deadline are non-refundable. If cancellation is not made by the deadline, and you are not able to attend, you or your organization is still liable for payment.

Registration Transfer: If you have registered for an event but cannot attend, you may transfer your registration to another person. Simply email 48 hours before the event to mbaer@uga.edu with the registration information of the person who will attend.

Note about paying by check: If you choose to pay by check by submitting a purchase order or E-ticket, the price will adjust to $0.00 because you haven't actually paid anything yet. I will send an official invoice by email showing the amount due and the address to mail payment so that you can submit for payment. Checks should be made payable to “UGA”.
Stock number:RCWP 1-20-2018 Price:$0.00

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Cancellation & Refund Policy: All cancellations must be submitted via email to mbaer@uga.edu before the cancellation deadline in order to receive a full refund. Cancellations after the cancellation deadline are non-refundable. If cancellation is not made by the deadline, and you are not able to attend, you or your organization is still liable for payment.

Registration Transfer: If you have registered for an event but cannot attend, you may transfer your registration to another person. Simply email 24 hours before the event to mbaer@uga.edu with the registration information for the person who will be attending.