The aim of this deep dive session is to advance educators' capacity and confidence in utilizing the story workshop approach.
The cost of this Deep Dive course is US$ 250/person
This is an AISA Members Only Event. You must LOG IN to your profile on this website to register. Once registered, the AISA team will provide an invoice to facilitate the payment.
Story workshop is a structure for early literacy that amplifies the relationships between play, the arts, and writing. By creating images through play, story workshop invites children to explore the amazingness of their ideas. Through their stories, students share the meaning they make of their experiences in the world.
During this five-week Deep Dive, educators will use Susan Harris MacKay’s new book “Story Workshop: New Possibilities for Young Writers” (Heinemann, 2021) to consider their intentions, reflect on their current practice, and investigate what lies just beyond its edges. Through an ongoing cyclical process of imagining, observing, unpacking, and projecting, the group will support each other new discover new possibilities for themselves and the children they teach.
Participants should purchase a copy (digital or print version) of Susan Harris MacKay’s new book in advance of the Deep Dive.
As a result of attending this deep dive session, participants will:
The AISA online Deep Dives are a balanced mix of Synchronous (interactive online learning involving external expert and peer to peer collaboration) and Asynchronous (distance, self-paced and peer-to-peer learning) learning facilitated over a period of 5 weeks.
|WEEK||DATE||TIME (GMT)||LEARNING COMPONENT|
|1||Tue. 14 Sept. 2021||15:30 – 16:30||Introductory Meeting|
|2||Tue. 21 Sept. 2021||15:30 – 16:30||Interactive Workshop|
|3||Tue. 28 Sept. 2021||15:30 – 16:30||Interactive Workshop|
|4||Tue. 05 Oct. 2021||15:30 – 16:30||Interactive Workshop|
|5||Tue. 12 Oct. 2021||15:30 – 16:30||Summative Meeting|
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