Educating in the Digital Age: A Celebration of Writing & Literacy

Date: 
October 25, 2014

On Saturday, October 25 from 8am-5pm, the Philadelphia Writing Project in partnership with the Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC) is produ to announce: Educating in the Digital Age: A Celebration of Writing & Literacy. UAC and the Philadelphia Writing Project have teamed up to provide area teachers the strongest possible program covering the newest and best educational practices bot in the classroom and beyond. This full day of professional development will include breakout sessions, product demonstrations, and expert panels that will highlight and showcase the future of digital and literacy education both in and out of the classroom.

Educating in the Digital Age: A Celebration of Writing & Literacy will highlight promising practices to leverage the tools already in the hands of teachers and introduce new, accessible, and affordable (free/low cost) software and platforms to support their work. We wanto to connect teachers and educators with easy "plug and play" resources to make it easier to integrate the use of technology in the classroom, allowing more learning possibilities for students. Breakfast, lunch, and a reception is included. For more event details, click here.

Presented by                     Urban Affairs Coalition & Philadelphia Writing Project

Presenting Sponsor            Comcast NBC Universal

Partners                            School Reform Commission (SDP)

                                        Graduate School of Education (GSE) of University of Pennsylvania, Leading in Education for 100 years

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The Urban Affairs Coalition unites government, business, neighborhoods, and individual initiatives to improve the quality of life in the region, buidl wealth in urban communities, and solve emerging issues. The Philadelphia Writing Project is a growing teacher network of over 700 teacher consultants who work in a variety of ways with teachers and other educators to explore literacy, writing, teaching, and learning in their classrooms and schools regardless of grade of discipline.