Welcome GVWP Teacher Consultants!
California Association of Teachers of English – CATE Conference Announcement
Text and Tech: Blending Tradition with Innovation
CWP Pre-Convention: Thursday, February 16, 2017 (9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Convention: Friday, February 17, 2017 (8:00 a.m.) to Sunday, February 19, 2017 (noon)
at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara and Convention Center.
For information about REGISTRATION ONLY: e-mail: CATEregistrar@gmail.com.
You can register online, link to hotel reservations, or view more information about CATE 2017 at www.CATEweb.org
GVWP Newsletter Submissions
Educator Summit 2015 -- Brandy DeAlba's EdTalk
At the inaugural statewide Educator Summit last July, TC Brandy DeAlba delivered a passionate speech to 200 teachers urging us to build relationships with our students and their families.
Interested in expanding your leadership? Want to find out more about facilitating an event? Click on the links below to read more information.
Great Books to Learn about Reading and Writing
Teacher Consultant Kathy Harvey recommends these books about writing.
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
Greatness by Design
A State of California Report, Greatness by Design, outlines how a strong, comprehensive system supports educator excellence focused on student success
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
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.
Great Valley Writing Project builds young writers’ confidence--August 5, 2015
TURLOCK — In the heat of the summer, many kids spend their days swimming or attending a sports camp, but for the Romero sisters, there’s no place they’d rather be than CSU Stanislaus sharpening their writing skills. Read more