Monday, October 10, 2016

Networked for Literacy

Last weekend, Project Write presented at Networked for Literacy: A Celebration of Writing and Literacy. The event was held at the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education.

Presenters involved staff from Independence National Historical Park, Write4Change, Project Write and Project Write campers.

The presenters discussed how place-based writing, digital spaces and history are all interwoven throughout the two-week writing camp each summer. Inquiries surrounding this blog and how to encourage people to comment were posed and feedback was encouraged. Project Write campers highlighted some of their favorite aspects of camp and shared a piece of work they wrote during their time at Independence National Historical Park.

After the presentation, audience members were invited to take a gallery walk around the classroom, which highlighted student work and inquiries from camp.

We were delighted to share our work in this capacity and look forward to our future work together. Please return often, as we hope to post current work from former campers throughout the year.

The entire crew!

Campers Sarah and Margaret