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Summer Institute Allows K-12 Teachers to Focus on Writing Techniques

Publication: UConn Today
Date: June 22, 2017

Summary: The Connecticut Writing Project's Summer Institute gives K-12 teachers the opportunity to workshop their creative writing and academic research with other teachers in an intensive four-week program.

 

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The Writing Project validates your writing practice as a teacher," says [Danielle] Pieratti, [an English teacher at South Windsor High School]. "I became part of a writing group, which helped me to set some goals for myself, set deadlines, and finally get my book polished up and published. It was a vital part of that whole process for me. It's rewarding for me not just to be impacting my students but also other teachers as well."

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