The Common Core:
A Universe of Writing and Reading
The 2014 Asilomar Conference for Teachers of English and Those Who Teach Reading and Writing in All Content Areas
September 26-28, 2014
Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, CA
This is the 63rd annual conference coordinated by the Curriculum Study Commission and the Central California Association for the Teachers of English.
Teachers attending will meet over the 3 days in small groups, each of which will be focused on a single issue involved in teaching reading and writing as part of the common core, in language arts and in other content area classes.
Groups will focus on:
- the reading/writing connection
- cross-curricular implementation
- close reading
- use of technology
- use of discussion to deepen student understanding
- bringing the common core to life with culturally responsive learning
Deadline for early registration and guaranteed placement in selected group—May 31, 2014.
“The group leader provided us with numerous useful tools and exercises, and the group of people was amazing.”
“Wonderful conference all around: location, food, and group sessions.”
Registration forms can be found here: Registration Form