Disciplinary Literacy & Discourse Institute

Educators will work with resources from the National Writing Projects College, Career, and Community Writers Program (C3WP) that support students in reading critically, exploring multiple points of view, and taking their own stand on important issues.  

Key features:

  • Intensive and embedded teacher-to-teacher professional development to support classroom instruction in the teaching of argument writing
  • A year-long arc of intentionally sequenced instructional resources that support students’ developing skills in writing arguments
  • Formative assessment tools that help educators determine what their students can do and where to focus next instructional steps

Where: UW Madison Campus

Summer Dates: June 25 – 29, 2018 (9:00 – 3:30)

Quarterly Meeting Dates: 5:00 – 8:00 PM

October 22 & 24

December 10 & 12

February 25 & 27

April 29

May 1



  • $1,000 for individuals
  • $4,000 for a team of 4-6 educators



Registration Due June 1, 2018

Report from SRI International