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
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 … Continue reading Register for camp today!
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
“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