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Graduate Credit Workshops

Spring 2024 Workshops

Reading Contemporary Authors

January 20 - April 27, 2024

Take a moment in your busy teacher schedule to enjoy a book club with a purpose. Join this OWP favorite as we build a community of readers, explore multimodal responses (including snacks) and translate reading processes to classroom instruction. This year, Reading Contemporary Authors is headed South with a focus on the Southern Gothic Horror genre.

Class meets at VOALC on January 20, February 17, March 23, and April 27, with optional field trips.

Earn three graduate credits. CEU option is available.

Music: A Powerful Pathway to Literacy

Spring Weekend Workshop: March 2-3, 2024

This past year, Taylor Swift and Beyonce changed the economy, Hip hop turned 50, and music is more popular than ever. In a 2019 research report by Common Sense Media, 55% of 8-12 year olds reported that they “enjoy listening to music a lot.” That number increases to 74% for 13-18 year olds. Reading and writing barely break into the double digits. How can music be a pathway to literacy? Music in the classroom leans into multimodal learning and enhances analysis, composing, listening, social commentary and craft.

Join OWP and K-12 teachers as we read current research on connecting music to reading and writing practices, participate in strategies that use music to support literacy skill instruction and share ideas that engage students and bring joy to the classroom. Built for and by K-12 teachers.

Class will meet at VOALC on March 2 and 3 from 8:30-3:30. 

Earn one graduate credit. CEU option is available.

Interested in an OWP credit workshop?

Learn more about any of OWP's graduate credit workshops or register for a class today! Email OhioWritingProject@MiamiOH.edu to get started!

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