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!
SNWP is proud to announce that registration for our Summer Youth Writing Camps opened on March 1, 2019. Register before April 19 for the Early Bird discount to get the discount. Registration closes May 24. This summer, we are proud to announce the return of our camps for all age levels! You can see descriptions … Continue reading Summer 2019 Camp
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
We are very excited to share that Dr. Sophie M. Ladd, a professor in residence at the UNLV, is the new director of Southern Nevada Writing Project! Dr. Ladd is a lifetime Nevadan whose research and teaching specializes in the inclusion of diverse children’s literature in literacy instruction for elementary, early literacy education for at-risk … Continue reading New Director Announcement
“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.”
CCSD teacher and SNWP Teaching Consultant, Stacey Dallas Johnston, reflects on being a teacher during this moment in our nation. In her piece, "My Hands Will Ache and My Voice Will Shake, But I’ll Be the Change That Helps Protect My Students," Johnston writes, "I want my students and my own children to be able to … Continue reading TC featured on Education Post
SNWP is proud to be one of several groups helping to sponsor the programming of this unique and special Summit on the Research and Teaching of YA LIT. The summit will be a convergence of YA authors, academics, librarians, researchers, and teachers around the relevant topic of young adult literature. Please visit ethicalela.com or yawednesday.com … Continue reading YA Lit Summit