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Digital Literacy: Key to the Common Core

–Writing Across the Curriculum Aligned to the Common Core

Monday – Thursday, July 29 – August 1, 2013

The Common Core Standards lay the foundation for creative and purposeful expression in language across content areas. Effective writing and language usage set up students for 21st century literacy as college and career ready citizens versed in multiple disciplines.Hand holding digital device with "Digital Literacy" handwritten on it

In this four day institute you will experience:

Responsive Design to Build Learning Communities
Expository Digital Storytelling
A Culture of Learning Through Blogging
Back-channeling with Students for Meta-cognition & Voice
5 Minute Maker Projects to Get Them Writing
Digital Literacy Without Computers
What Do I Do Monday?!? Ask Twitter!
GoAnimate for interactive writing
Prezi: WAY beyond PowerPoint
Google Docs management with Doctopus
Edmodo for collaboration and response across the curriculum
Classroom apps: free, paid, and build your own…
Breakfast, Lunch, journal, and thumb drive provided

Where: Pajaro Valley High School Library

500 Harkins Slough Road, Watsonville, California 95076

When: 9 am to 2:30 pm

Cost: $250, or $200 each for Writing Project Fellows or teams of three from the same school or institution

Please contact theccwp at or call 831-459-4506 for more information and to register

Sponsored by Pajaro Valley High School, in collaboration with the Central California Writing Project. Supported by the National Writing Project’s Digital Is Initiative. NWP’s Digital Is Initiative is funded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s Digital Media and Learning Initiative.

The Central California Writing Project is an authorized provider for NCLB, ELL, and AB466 follow-up programs, providing site-based professional development and coaching. Funding sources include: CAHSEE, GATE, Migrant Ed., and Title funding.

If you are interested in participating in the Institute, please help us by taking the survey. Your information will be kept private.

Please visit the Institute page for information for participants.



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