During the OUSD/BAWP Summer Institute, teachers write and spend time in writing groups practicing strategies for responding to peer work and revising their own writing. Last year, teachers wrote about teaching in Oakland.



A Letter to Colleagues 
Stephanie Berger, 8th grade English teacher
at Montera Middle School


CAHSEE: Fair for All? 
Cara Locke, English teacher at Castlemont Business
and Information Technology School



Teacher Writing from the June Jordan
Poetry Prize contest prompt for 2008
Is Change Possible? 
Carolyn Alexander, English teacher at Skyline High School



Teaching in Oakland Poem 
Emma Batten-Bowman, English teacher at Mandela High School