Day 2

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

What is inquiry? How do we use writing to build an inquiry community?

9:30 - 10:00

Welcome and Reviewing Yesterday's Reflections

10:00 - 11:00

Morning Reading: Whose Core is It?

  • Read "Whose core is it?" (Puntel, 2008).

  • As you read, think about what resonates with you. Also, consider what tensions and/or challenges emerge for you as you think about your own teaching.

  • Discuss importance of practitioner inquiry.

  • Learn from Dina's inquiry: teaching "within, against, and beyond."

11:00 - 12:00

Journal Groups

12:00 - 1:00

Lunch and Reading

1:00 - 2:00

Using Writing + Primary Sources to Build an Inquiry Community

  • Introduce today's focus question: What is inquiry? How do we use writing to build an inquiry community?

    • This question can help us think about...

  1. inquiries we might pursue with students

  2. inquiries into our teaching practice that we might pursue in community with other practitioners

2:00 - 2:30

Practitioner Inquiry and Using Writing to Build an Inquiry Community

2:30- 2:45

Opportunities for Inquiry

  • What spaces are there for engaging in inquiry with others?

      • Annual Celebration of Writing and Literacy

      • Using Primary Sources to Support Civically Engaged Argument Writing

      • Seminar on the Construction of Race

      • Poetry Inside Out

      • Kid Writing

2:45 - 3:00

Closing and Afternoon Activities

  1. Add a word to a shared slide to describe how you are feeling after day 2.

  2. Reaction Sheet

  3. Reading to Prepare for Day 3:

Day 2 PhilWP 2022 ISI Slideshow

Text rendering protocol

Whose core is it?

Primary source used for whole group analysis

What we saw, though, and wondered as a whole group

"What makes you say that?" thinking routine

Analysis of three more primary sources in JamBoard

One word reflections