To take the Open Institute, register for Curriculum and Instruction (CI) course number 5465. Registration information is found at this link.
Writing Process and Thematic Inquiry: Writing for Social Justice
Teachers in all grade levels, content areas, and experience levels
We encourage experienced social justice educators and those new to the theme to join us! Past Invitational Summer and Open Institute participants are welcome, as are both degree and non-degree seeking students.
Monday-Friday, June 19-23; Monday, June 26; Thursday June 29
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Nicholson Hall, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis East Bank Campus
You will reflect on your own writing processes as you write, share your writing, and participate in a community of writers. Writing groups will meet several times during the week.
You will consider the theory and practice of writing instruction that helps students achieve their potential as writers and change agents.
You will examine a current literacy issue related to the course theme: Writing for Social Justice. Course texts include Linda Christensen's Reading, Writing, and Rising Up and Teaching for Joy and Justice.
For more information on how to register for the Open Institute, contact Steph Rollag Yoon at email@example.com