[AAACE-NLA] WE LEARN activities
mev at litwomen.org
mev at litwomen.org
Wed Feb 25 08:31:24 EST 2004
1) radio show
2) conference update
1) For those of you in the Boston / eastern MA area....
Mev Miller & Lorna Rivera from WE LEARN will be guests on WRBB radio
(104.9 fm) on Sunday morning Feb. 29 from 11:00 - noon. We will be
guests of Ernest Best (director of the MassAAL - the adult learner
organization in Massachusetts) on his black news radio program.
The show will focus on the work of WE LEARN, women and literacy and our
upcoming conference. ....
2) and speaking of our upcoming conference....
More information and details have been added to the website. The
conference in March 27 from 9:00 - 4:30 at the University of
Massachusetts - Harbor Campus - Boston, MA.
Keynote speaker is Barbara Neely.
We're still working on workshop details but we do have a preliminary
Morning workshops -- 1 1/2 hour long -- 10:45 – 12:15
General Issues of Women and Literacy / Women, Literacy and
Anna Yangko & Janet Isserlis
Immigrant Women & Leadership Development
Lorna Rivera & Elaine Ward with Valerie Flaherty
The Change Agent
Silja Kallenbach with Cynthia Peterson
Afternoon workshops -- 2 hours long -- 1:45 – 3:45
Using Participatory Methods to Facilitate Student Writing: A
Workshop for teachers and tutors **
Dr. Elsa Auerbach
Participants will explore several tools for engaging students in
writing as a way of eliciting important themes/concerns in their
lives. The workshop will include hands-on activities with these
tools as well as discussion about their usefulness for various
teaching contexts. Participants are encouraged to bring examples of
the types of writing activities they do with their classes. A call
for articles for the special women and literacy issue of The Change
Agent will be provided along with prompt questions for consideration.
From Reading to Writing: a Workshop for students
(Net)Working – Using WE LEARN and the website as community &
curriculum: A workshop for students and teachers
Mev Miller ,Founder of WE LEARN
This workshop will be in the computer lab and we will explore the WE
LEARN website. Participants will learn about what is on the website.
We will discuss how students and teachers can use the resources of
WE LEARN for learning and teaching. We will imagine what more WE
LEARN can offer. Through hands-on (net)working, participants will be
asked for creative ideas about making WE LEARN better.
more conference logisitics can be found at:
for more information, please contact Mev Miller
Women Expanding: Literacy Education Action Resource Network
Mev Miller, Ed.D., Coordinator
182 Riverside Ave.
Cranston, RI 02910
welearn at litwomen.org
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