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38th Invitational Summer Institutes

The Greater New Orleans Writing Project presents the 38th annual Summer Institutes: The 2016 Invitational Summer Institute & The College Ready Writer’s Program.

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Mermaids, Goats, and Moses Malone

Ari Zeiger | February 23, 2016

To start class today (à la Nancie Atwell), I brought in this lyrical vignette by Mary Oliver where she writes oh-so tenderly about her dog Ben. The last few lines of her sketch are as follows: “Ben. Joyful Ben. Because of his joyfulness, my own is increased. It is no small gift. So, perhaps it’s Read More

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Call for Editorial Cartoon Submissions.

Sarah DeBacher | November 6, 2015

“The Scholastic Writing Awards are introducing a new category for 2016 – Editorial Cartoon sponsored by The Herb Block Foundation. The Editorial Cartoon category celebrates the legacy of four-time Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist Herb Block and his remarkable contribution to American history and free expression. Three $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to the students who Read More

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Monster Wars!

Sarah DeBacher | October 29, 2015

In the spirit of the season, I thought I’d share this SUPER FUN writing activity called “Monster Wars.”* Writing! Coloring! Monsters! Reflection! This assignment is scarily good. While my writers are college freshmen, you could easily do Monster Wars with writers at all grade levels. The Monster Wars activity is designed to show students just Read More

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Two hundred years ago, in the early morning hours of June 16, Mary Shelley found herself possessed by a waking dream that ultimately inspired her seminal novel, "Frankenstein," one of the most enduring cautionary tales regarding scientific creation and moral responsibility. In celebration…

Jun 25th 3:00pm • 1 Comment

#grammyselfie with *most* of the College-Ready Writer's Program 2016-17 cohort.

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We launched the Advanced Institute in support of the National Writing Project's College-Ready Writer's Program with some table-talk. What does college-ready writing do? What makes someone a college-ready writer?

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Our College-Ready Writers Program cohort gathers today to launch a year of lifting the level of argument writing in area classrooms. It's not too late to apply for our Teacher as Writer institute! Visit www.gnowp.org for details.

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The Greater New Orleans Writing Project presents the 38th annual Summer Institutes: The 2016 Invitational Summer Institute & The College Ready Writer’s Program.

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