|Reading Center |
The Reading Center houses more that 11,000 titles of children’s literature and teaching materials in reading and mathematics for use by students in all education programs. The center is open most days from 8:00am – 4:30pm, as well as in the evening for classes when arranged by instructors.
|Cougar Literacy Clinic [web site] |
Through the Cougar Literacy Clinic, individualized assessment and instruction is provided for children and adolescents in grades 1 through 12 who have reading and writing difficulties. These services are provided by qualified graduate students in the Literacy/Reading Master’s Program under the direction of literacy professors in the Curriculum and Instruction Department.
|Piasa Bluffs Writing Project [web site] |
Teachers-teaching-teachers is the core principle of the National Writing Project and guides our local Piasa Bluffs Writing Project (PBWP). PBWP supports teachers at all levels, early childhood to university levels, who come together in an Invitational Summer Institute to focus on the effective teaching of writing across all subjects. In addition, PBWP builds a network among teachers to support continued professional growth and development. Be part of this professional transformation!
|NEH Project - Abraham Lincoln & the Forging of Modern America [web site] |
During the summer of 2009 we will host 50 teachers in each of two, one-week workshops to explore Abraham Lincoln’s life in Springfield, Illinois and the political and historical challenges he faced as President. Join us as we hear from outstanding Lincoln scholars drawn from universities in the St. Louis area. Following a day of welcome, lectures, and discussions, we will travel together for an overnight stay in Springfield, Illinois described by Lincoln as his only real home.