Teachers Teaching Teachers #108 – Planning all out in the open – 06.11.08

On this podcast you’ll hear Felicia George, Bill O’Neal, Susan Ettenheim, Cheryl Oakes, and Gail Desler as they help Paul Allison and Julie Conason think about this Summer Instutute for teachers in the New York City Writing Project.

Youth Space

Using Web 2.0 tools to build

social networks for learning



New York City Writing Project

Institute for Literacy


Lehman College, CUNY


Summer Advanced Institute

Mondays – Thursdays, 9 – 2

June 30 – July 17


How can we use technology to put the voices of youth at the center of the curriculum?

Spend 12 days this summer with other New York City Writing Project teachers who use technology in their classrooms.
Share the ways we use the Internet to make student-to-student connections.
Learn about a curriculum currently being developed and collaborated on
by teachers across the nation. Explore how we use blogs, wikis,
podcasts, and other tools to inspire young people to do research into
their own questions.

Find out why Creative Commons Man is our superhero!

Facilitators: Paul Allison and Julie Conason

Location: Lehman College, CUNY

Participants will receive 3 graduate credits or a $500 stipend.