Welcome GVWP Teacher Consultants!
This page contains announcements, resources, and news for TCs. Please visit often!
It’s that time again when we seek your nominations for the Invitational Summer Institute. GVWP asks for your assistance in identifying experienced Pre-K to college teachers and speaking to them about our site, its affiliation with California and National Writing Projects and the academic intensity of the Summer Institute. We suggest you attend a Saturday Seminar with your nominee as an introduction to our work.
GVWP Newsletter Submissions
Interested in expanding your leadership? Want to find out more about facilitating an event? Click on the links below to read more information.
CATE Writing Contest
Download: CATE Contest Flyer.pdf
Family Literacy Night
Download: Family Literacy Night.pdf
How to Organize and Facilitate a Book Study
Download: What is a Book Study Group.pdf
Student Release Form
Over Our Shoulders and into Our Classrooms: Best Writing Practices, K-12
Our first publication is available for purchase. Download the order form and share with your principal and/or curriculum coordinator.
Writing Now: A Policy Research Brief produced by NCTE
This publication of the James R. Squire Office of Policy Research offers updates on research with implications for policy decisions that affect teaching and learning.
Download: Research Brief.pdf
Developing Teacher Leaders
Join the online community for teacher consultants. This site was created just for GVWP TCs to stay connected, exchange ideas, and discuss virtually anything. Request your membership.
Join our online community for teachers of ELLs
If you have English language learners in your class, you are a teacher of ELLs. GVWP has created an online community for writing project TCs who teach ELLs, called Know ELLs. On the site, you'll find an active community of TCs from all over the US sharing resources, stories, research, and more. Request your membership.
English-Learning Carnival Blog
The 19th edition of the ESL/EFL/ELL Blog Carnival has been posted and is rich with links to resources for the English-learning classroom.
GVWP Pupils Produce Book for Sequoia Library
GVWP Teacher Consultant Barbara Damewood talked about writing the same way she would to any student in a writer’s workshop. She talked about how to find one’s literary voice. And she championed the idea of those with the bravery to pen their own style to share the thoughts and ideas with others.
No, this wasn’t the Iowa Writer’s Workshop and a classroom full of graduate level scribes. It was a bunch of middle-schoolers in a portable at Sequoia Elementary after school. To read the full article by Jason Campbell that appeared in the Manteca Bulletin, go here.