Writing Has No Boundaries: K-12 Conference on Writing 2020

Be inspired and empowered to use writing in your classroom! Join SNRPDP and SNWP for our first annual conference - April 24 & 25, 2020 About this EventThe Southern Nevada Regional Professional Development Program (SNRPDP) has partnered with the Southern Nevada Writing Project (SNWP) to host a writing conference featuring sessions led by National Writing … Continue reading Writing Has No Boundaries: K-12 Conference on Writing 2020

Spring Kick-off 2020: Fall in Love with Writing

About 30 teacher-consultants and friends of SNWP gathered for our Spring Kick-off on Wednesday, February 12, 2020. We enjoyed dinner catered by Jason's Deli and children’s book author Troy Cummings shared his writing process and invited us to write our own stories, which we did through an exciting playing card writing ice-breaker. We also shared … Continue reading Spring Kick-off 2020: Fall in Love with Writing

2020 Writing Camp Registration Opens February 14!

Writing Fusion: Writers entering grades 1-6 Our emphasis is on creating life-long writers who feel confident and comfortable in all steps of the writing process. Students of all ability levels will explore different genres and engage in various types of authentic writing activities to challenge them to grow as writers. This year's camp will focus … Continue reading 2020 Writing Camp Registration Opens February 14!

Kwame Alexander at Zeiter Children’s and Young Adult Literature Conference

SNWP is proud to be a sponsor of the Gayle A. Zeiter Children's and Young Adult Literature Conference. This year, the featured author, Kwame Alexander, who is a poet, educator, and the New YorkTimes Bestselling author of 28 books, including Swing, Solo, and Rebound, the follow-up to his Newbery medal- winning middle grade novel, The … Continue reading Kwame Alexander at Zeiter Children’s and Young Adult Literature Conference

Trust the Process

“My goal going into the Writing Institute had been to change student attitudes about writing, much like mine had been changed. I wasn’t sure I was successful until the day writing was canceled to attend an assembly and my students let out a collective sigh of sadness. I couldn’t believe I had finally done it - helped my students learn to love writing.”