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2019 POGIL Writers' Retreat

  • 29 Jul 2019
  • 8:30 AM
  • 1 Aug 2019
  • 3:30 PM
  • Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:

Registration is closed

We are continuing to accept applications to the 2019 POGIL Writers' Retreat until the few remaining spots available are filled. 

To apply to 2019 POGIL The Writers' Retreat , Click here to complete the application form.  Decisions will be made on a rolling basis.  Accepted applicants will be provided with a code to complete their registration.

Workshop Description:  The 2019 POGIL Writers' Retreat will provide an opportunity for individuals or small teams to spend focused time on developing, writing, and improving POGIL activities with the mentorship of experienced POGIL author coaches. The 4-day agenda includes workshop sessions focused on activity authoring, feedback sessions, and ample time for writing and interacting with other authors and author coaches.  The retreat is appropriate for authors in all content areas at both post-secondary and K-12 levels.

The workshop will be held at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland beginning on Monday, July 29 at 8:30 am and ending at 3:30 pm on Thursday, August 1. Participants who are staying in on-campus housing should plan to arrive on Sunday, July 28th for check in.

Registration Fee:  The registration fee of $575 includes all workshop materials and 4 lunches (Monday-Thursday).  Dinners will be the responsibility of the participant.  Several restaurant options are available across the street from campus within a 1-2 block radius.

Housing:  On-campus housing for four nights is available for an additional fee of $275  (Check in on Sunday, July 28.  Check out on Thursday, August  1)  Campus housing is comprised of air-conditioned apartment-style suites. Each suite has four, individual bedrooms and two private bathrooms. Linens will be provided.  Breakfast on Monday through Thursday is included in the housing fee.

Graduate Credits: For an additional, optional fee of $165, participants can opt to earn 3 graduate quarter credits through Seattle Pacific University.  Registration for the graduate quarter credits will take place during workshop check-in.  A credit card is required.  Additional requirements -  Participants will submit two short activity self-assessments during the retreat. They will also submit a short reflection based on a 5 question prompt.  The reflection is due no later than August 8, 2019.

Notice:  The POGIL Project has leased or rented facilities from the Johns Hopkins University.  However, The POGIL Project and any programs operated by The POGIL Project are not related to or affiliated with the Johns Hopkins University in any way.  The POGIL Project is an entirely separate legal entity with no connection to the Johns Hopkins University aside from the temporary use of facilities for the specified program.

If you have any questions or  concerns, please contact Ellen Harpel at eharpel@pogil.org or 717-358-4589.

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