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2018 Summer Writing Retreat

Description: The idea for a summer writing retreat originated with members that wanted time for writing, sharing, and conferencing among themselves with just enough structure to foster productivity. Some want support for their individual intentions for publication, but your personal writing objective is welcome here. No formal workshops or presenters are planned, although optional guest […]

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2018 Promising Practices Conference

We hope you join us for a day full of writing ideas and activities you can take back to your classroom. See presentations from our newest fellows and bask in a community of fellow writers. This event will take place at DP Corbett Hall, University of Maine, Orono. Date: July 12, 2018, 9-3 pm Location: […]

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2018 Young Authors Camps

Where young writers… …create…think…write…make new friends…and have fun! ~ develop writing with experienced teacher-consultants of the Maine Writing Project ~ celebrate and share their writing in a relaxed atmosphere with peers and writing project mentors, Register Online for any camp. Please download and read the following forms before registration: University of Maine release and assumption […]

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Promising Practices Conference Showcase

On July 14th, over forty UMaine educators and Maine Writing Project members gathered at the Donald P. Corbett Hall on the University of Maine campus. MWP 2016 Institute Fellows were the centerpiece of this one-day conference presenting teaching workshops on a wide variety of topics, including Helping Students Discover Stories Using Pictures, Getting to the […]

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MWP Welcomes Class of 2016 Teacher-Consultants

The 2016 Annual Institute of the Maine Writing Project concluded with the seven-day Institute on Teacher Leadership held on the Orono campus July 6-15.  Seven Fellows completed the online Introduction to the National Writing Project during the UMaine spring semester and became teacher-consultants by completing the July institute. Highlights of this year’s institute included a […]

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October Newsletter

Lots of good things are happening at MWP. > Fall conference on Friday, November 13th. > Maine Writes 2016 Call for submissions. > Something new ~ “Your Daily Write” ~ coming soon to support your writing habit and connect you with other writing TCs. > The 2016 MWP Institute program…Now enrolling new fellows! See our […]

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MWP News: Science Around ME launched!

Science Around ME launched this past weekend at the Maine Science Festival in Bangor. Pictured here, project director Jay Meigs-McDonald greeted visitors to the festival and handed out more than 500 wallet-sized cards with the app logo and QR code. Science Around ME is an app that was developed right here in Maine by MWP […]

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Write Tech, Write Now! Fall Conference

Join the National Writing Projects of Maine for Write Tech, Write Now! our 2014 Fall Conference sponsored by the Maine Writing Project and Southern Maine Writing Project.  Explore digital writing choices for the 21st century with more than 18 workshops plus a keynote featuring Troy Hicks, nationally respected authority on digital writing and technology integration! When: […]

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Two MWP fellows publised in the BDN

Two of our current Maine Writing Project Summer Institute fellows have recently been published on the Op-Ed Page of the Bangor Daily News: Karla DeMaris was a stay-at-home mom for 20+ years before returning to school to complete her teaching degrees.  She is now in her 3rd year teaching English at Penquis Valley High School […]

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