2012 Annual Institute welcomes new teacher-consultants

teachers working

The 2012 Annual Institute of the Maine Writing Project concluded with the seven-day Institute on Teacher Leadership held on the Orono campus July 5-13.  Eleven Fellows completed the online Introduction to the National Writing Project during the UMaine spring semester and became teacher-consultants by completing the July institute that included a demonstration of their own teaching practice.
teachers discussingThis summer, an Advanced Institute in Teacher Leadership welcomed back seven teacher-consultants from previous years.  These experienced MWP teacher leaders mentored the new Fellows along with completing their own writing and investigation of teacher leadership.

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This year’s institute included a morning writing and sharing with forty-eight writers from grades 3-12 at the Young Authors Camp on the Orono campus of the University of Maine.