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
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!
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
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.”