Hi all,I wanted to pass along some exciting exposure of high school writing centers in the national media:Four high school writing centers in Northern Virginia -- the Edison, Centreville, McLean and Oakton High School Writing Centers, will be featured on the National Writing Project (NWP) Radio at 7 pm EST on Thursday, February 28, 2013.Listen in to hear tutors, directors, and principals from these schools talk about how the high school writing center movement in Northern Virginia builds leadership opportunities and impacts writing school-wide. This show does a great job showing the energy and results of high school writing centers from multiple perspectives. We hope you will listen in and contribute to the chat room conversation!Tune in at this link if you want to hear the live podcast: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/nwp_radio/2013/03/01/investing-in-leadership-student-run-writing-centersThe show will also be available in mp3 format after tonight if you can’t tune in live. I will send along the link on Friday.Amber JensenThomas A. Edison High SchoolHonors English 9 & Advanced CompositionNational Board Certified Teacher (NBCT)Edison Writing Center Director
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Student-Run Writing Centers at High Schools
This just in from Amber Jensen:
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