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SWIFT 2018
Summer Writing Institute For Teachers – SWIFT 2018. We are delighted to announce our fifth summer writing institute which will take place in July 2018. This offering builds on previous institutes, held every year since 2014, which were originally designed i...
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SWIFT Day 5 - Last day :-(
Day 5 – It’s the last day. I’m not quite sure how we got here and at such a pace.  I’m in the in-betweenness where I’m not certain if I’m in it, or if it’s finished, or if I’m still mentally running through it in my head preparing for it next week, or the w...
SWIFT Day 5 - Last day :-(
SWIFT Day 5 - Last day :-(
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SWIFT 2017 - Day 4
With thanks to Deirdre Mc Clay - co-director SWIFT 2017 - who wrote this piece. Gee, that cuneiform writing is tough going – particularly with a pen. I took a photo, as I wasn’t going to waste my hard work. Here’s some examples from last night’s homework. W...
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SWIFT 2017 - Day 3
With thanks to Deirdre Mc Clay - co-director SWIFT 2017 - who wrote this piece. Day 3 of SWIFT and we had a change of venue. We moved to the library on the south campus and into a big airy room with glass walls. It naturally shifted the dynamic, as we all h...
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SWIFT 2017 - Day 2
If we could have arranged it – we rely more heavily on happenstance than on a dictatorial style – it couldn’t have worked out better; Kate was the first Fellow to contribute this morning and she began with the daily log.  The log captures what has gone the ...
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SWIFT 2017 - Day 1
Today SWIFT 2017 begins.  I arrive early.  The room is quiet and has been rearranged from how it was set up last Friday.  It’s fine.  Maybe it’s be better like this. I am reassured to see the tea and coffee has arrived. Before 9.30 one of the participants s...
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A little over one week and counting to SWIFT 2017
Really looking forward to welcoming colleagues from across the education levels and across the country to Maynooth from the 3rd - 7th July for SWIFT 2017. Follow our writing adventures here ... :-)
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Summer Writing Institute For Teachers (SWIFT 2017)
We are delighted to announce our fourth summer writing institute which will take place in July 2017.  This offering builds on previous institutes, held in 2014, 2015 and 2016, which were originally designed in consultation with a range of teaching and learn...
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Day 5 - reflections
It is the last day of the summer writing
institute.   We gradually fall in from
9.30 onwards for a 10.00 a.m. kick off.   We begin with daily log and then we journal.   Journaling always seems a little more
reflective on the last day.   It is good
to have t...
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Day 5 - reflections
It is the last day of the summer writing
institute.   We gradually fall in from
9.30 onwards for a 10.00 a.m. kick off.   We begin with daily log and then we journal.   Journaling always seems a little more
reflective on the last day.   It is good
to have t...
Day 5 - reflections
Day 5 - reflections
muwritingcentre.blogspot.com
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