Archive for December 2015

2016 Summer Institute for Teachers–Application Available

Interested in joining a national network of education innovators?  Or know a friend who would love to be involved in the Western Pennsylvania Writing Project? Check out the 2016 Western Pennsylvania Writing Project Summer Institute for Teachers.  Here is the brochure:

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Here is the application form:

SIT 2016 application

For more information, talk to a WPWP teacher-consultant, or e-mail Laura Roop at laurroop@pitt.edu

Scholastic Writing Awards: Deadline, December 18, 2015

Don’t forget to encourage your students to enter the Scholastic Writing Awards!  Students, please enter your best work!

Here is a link to information about deadlines and entry requirements for the Pittsburgh region:

http://www.artandwriting.org/Affiliate/PA005W

Here is the link to the home page for Scholastic Art and Writing Awards:

http://www.artandwriting.org/

Here is a poster with information about preparing and submitting entries:

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WPWP Holiday Party 2015

The Western Pennsylvania Writing Project will hold its annual Holiday Party on Saturday, December 12, from 4:00-8:00 p.m.  The event will be held at 120 Parise Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15221, at the home of Laura Roop and Richard Koch.  Feel free to bring a treat to share.  There will be Drew’s chicken and lasagna, salad, beer, wine, soft drinks, and Laura’s chocolate raspberry cheesecake.