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I Love to Write/We Love to Write

I Love to Write/We Love to Write

November 12, 2014

“ I liked how we could write whatever we want.”

“I liked the marathon.”

“I liked how we didn’t have to use prompts and we had more freedom in our writing.”

“I liked how the slam poets came. It was fun listening to their poems!”

“I have enjoyed my time all week writing with my son. My goal was for him to find a community of writing peers and he has. I also wanted to stoke his passion for telling stories…and to be able to have him share and be encouraged by someone other than me.  All achieved!

Agate Teacher’s Workshop:  Exploring the Bones of Place

Agate Teacher’s Workshop: Exploring the Bones of Place

October 4, 2014

Are you eager to explore opportunities to combine creative writing and science in the classroom? Join teachers from around Nebraska for a June 9–10, 2015 teacher’s workshop and writing marathon at Agate Fossil Beds National Monument in northwest Nebraska. The workshop is open to all teachers in and outside of Nebraska Writing Project and will touch mainly on the areas of science, English, and history.

Platte River Writing Retreat

Platte River Writing Retreat

September 27, 2014

On September 12th, an assembly of Writing Project Teacher-Consultants met on an unusually cool September afternoon to begin the Annual Fall Writing Retreat at Platte River State Park.