2016 Agate Teacher’s Workshop

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Agate Teacher’s Workshop: Exploring the Language of Fossils [by Fred MacVaugh] Are you eager to explore opportunities to combine creative writing and science in the classroom? Join teachers from around Nebraska for a June 6-8, 2016 teacher’s workshop and writing marathon at Agate Fossil Beds National Monument in...
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NeWP supports UNL student #BlackLivesMatter event

The Nebraska Writing Project joins a number of other UNL organizations in supporting the #BLACKLIVESMATTER student-led rally November 12 at the Nebraska Union on UNL campus.  We encourage network members to read the statement “On the UNL #BlackLivesMatter Protest” written by the Ethnic Studies faculty.  
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2015 Leadership Institute

During our summer board retreat in July of 2014, many of our discussions drifted towards what we can do to develop our leadership within our site and how we can continue to engage our veteran Teacher Consultants who have completed all of the institutes we offer and who...
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NeWP Represents at the Durham in 2015

Jeff Grinvalds and Darin Jensen at the Durham
Omaha, Nebraska On October 2, 2015, the Durham Museum was filled with teachers from all over the Omaha metro area. Over 1,500 teachers roamed the historic train station perusing the tables of dozens of educational vendors for the Durham’s Annual Teachers’ Night and The Nebraska Writing Project was...
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2015 Young Writers Camp: Epilogue

The Young Writers Camp was a great success this year, registering a final count of 40 students, and involving ten undergraduate interns, two Nebraska Writing Project teacher consults, Derek Funk and Jennifer Long, and two University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduate students studying writing in our Ph.D. program. The YWC also sent two of its...
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2015 Platte River State Writing Retreat and Marathon

Sit back, relax by the campfire and immerse yourself in nature, words and community. We are currently welcoming reservations for the 2015 writing marathon and retreat. The retreat begins Friday, September 25 and concludes the 27th. Join other NeWP TCs in the Chokecherry cabins for a Friday night...
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A Grand Celebration at the Spring Gathering

Diana Accepts Carol MacDaniels' Award
Over sixty teachers gathered Friday night, May 1st, 2015, to celebrate the year’s achievements in the Nebraska Writing Project, and to honor this year’s award recipients. Diana Weis, a 5th grade teacher from Cather Elementary School in Millard, received the 2015 Carol MacDaniels Nebraska Writing Project Teacher of...
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Spring Gathering: The Quilt Raffle!

Mark your calendars for May 1 at 6:00 pm and your chance to win! This is the raffle quilt that will be won at the 2015 Spring Gathering this year. Tickets are $1 per chance. Please thank Jan Knispel for her generous donation! Click to email Jan for...
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NeWP Youth Writing Festivals!

NeWP Youth Writing Festivals Elkhorn South High School The Nebraska Writing Project hosted the 2015 Youth Writing Festival at Elkhorn South High School on March 21st. This was a wonderful opportunity for students in grades 6-8 to participate in a variety of writing exercises and activities. The students...
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