The NVWP is now taking applications for the 2014 Student Summer Institute, a program for enthusiastic young writers who will be in grades 5 through 12 in the fall of 2014. ...
Dear Colleagues in Teaching and Learning, We are so very excited that so many of you will be joining with us this Saturday for the Northern Virginia Writing Project’s annual Language and Learning conference! Below you will find the itinerary for the day from the conference program and a map of George Mason University. (We […]
By Steve Klein, NVWP TC For Jack Fedak, the world is not enough. Fedak, a seventh-grader at Belmont Ridge Middle School in Leesburg, turned a fascination with all things Alcatraz into a dazzling descriptive and creative story about a San Francisco-based Play Dough city for his entry in Volume XI of Falling for the Story: […]
One of the basic principles of the Writing Project is that to teach writing well, teachers of writing must write. We are teachers who write and writers who teach. Our authority as writing teachers authority must be grounded on our own personal experience as writers who know first-hand the struggles and satisfactions of the writer’s […]
Thanks to the hard work and support of so many people, the NVWP is very pleased to to share the following press release with you,from Phil Kavits, Communications Director for Prince William County Schools: Creative, Visual and Performing Arts students will have a pathway to pursue a Creative Writing emphasis, both in the short-term, and when the PWCS specialty program moves from […]
This Friday brings more than 350 writing center directors, administrators, and tutors from secondary schools across the region to George Mason University for Transformation from the Center: The Third Annual Secondary Schools Writing Center Conference. You can view a directory of our attending schools and writing centers here. Transformation from the Center: The Third Annual […]