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VCWC 2.0

VCWC 2.0 highlights resources designed to encourage the craft in young writers, as well as materials for their families and teachers. Currently featured are the writing camps administered by our June and July 2011 speakers, Dallas Woodburn and Amanda Perez.

Encourage the Craft!

California Writing Project

Because writing matters for success in the school and university, in the community and workplace, the California Writing Project has a central mission – to improve student writing and learning by improving the teaching of writing.  Provides links to resources and local projects. Primarily for teachers, but does give resources to boost writing skills.

http://www.californiawritingproject.org/

Joe's Goals

Joe's Goals is a simple yet powerful tool to make tracking your goals the easiest part of accomplishing them. Use the simple single page interface to setup daily goals and track them with just a click. Watch your daily score to gauge your success.

http://www.joesgoals.com/

National Writing Project

The National Writing Project focuses the knowledge, expertise, and leadership of our nation's educators on sustained efforts to improve writing and learning for all learners. The site provides tools for teaching writing, and writing prompts.

www.nwp.org

South Coast Writing Projects

Founded in 1979 as a site of the National Writing Project (NWP) and California Writing Project (CWP), the South Coast Writing Project (SCWriP) is a professional development program in the teaching of writing and critical literacy at every level of education and across all disciplines. This year marks the 9th year that a Young Writers' Camp will be held at Oxnard College, which is geared for students who are going to be in grades 4-9 in the fall.

Camp Flyer

http://education.ucsb.edu/scwrip/

Write On! For Literacy

Write On! For Literacy encourages kids to discover confidence, joy, a means of self-expression and connection with others through reading and writing. The founder, Dallas Woodburn, visits elementary and middle schools as well as hosts a SummerWriting Camp.  Dallas was our June 2011 speaker, and recorded her talk.  You can watch it on YouTube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6bAuYFd32vU

Camp Flyer

http://writeonbooks.org/default.aspx

Writing Fix

The Home of Interactive Writing Prompts. A resource for teachers, but also good for beginning writers.

http://www.writingfix.com

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