Story | Jul 9, 2014 | 1:14 PM
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Story | Jul 9, 2014 | 4:10 PMLike their students, teachers across the state look forward to their summer vacation. This summer, many teachers will be taking some of their time to continue learning. More than 3,000 educators across the country will attend Invitational and Advanced Institutes through the National Writing Project (NWP), taking advantage of a unique opportunity to expand their knowledge and understanding of how best to teach writing in the digital age. Dozens of teachers from across Connecticut will be attending institutes run by Connecticut Writing Project (CWP) sites at UCONN, Central Connecticut State University, and Fairfield University. In addition to face-to-face programs, many CWP and NWP teacher-leaders will be participating in Making Learning Connected, an eight-week online collaborative learning opportunity. Making Learning Connected engages participants in exploring new digital tools during "Make" projects, while sharing reflections with colleagues across the country and around the world.
Column | Jul 9, 2014 | 2:30 AM
DEAR JOYCE: I would like to go to graduate school but the vision of racking up thousands and thousands of dollars from day one of grad school --instead of after graduation -- is scary. Ideas? -- S.G. Yes, graduate degree debt is scary, but do check the...
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