2017 Spring Meeting
April 21, 2017
Alongside cheerful Fiesta preparations on the San Antonio Riverwalk, Write for Texas project staff gathered for a Spring Meeting on April 18-19, 2017. The capstone event for project staff was a celebration of its own, marking the many achievements and successes of the three-year initiative. All regional project sites were represented at the meeting by coaches and other site staff along with teachers and administrators they...
Write for Texas is designed to help all teachers provide opportunities for students to read, write, and discuss a wide variety of genres throughout the school year.
The Write for Texas collection of resources is available to all secondary English language arts and reading and content area teachers to support effective writing instruction. The resources include critical background knowledge, activities, and videos that relate to the guiding principles of effective writing instruction. Participants learn and apply teaching techniques to support all students in writing.
If you would like additional information about Write for Texas, click here to access an overview document.
Write for Texas was a partnership among the Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk (MCPER), Texas Education Agency (TEA), and the Institute for Public School Initiatives (IPSI). With funding from the TEA, the Meadows Center at UT Austin provided research-based online materials and coaching support for effective writing instruction. The IPSI team supported Write for Texas events throughout the years. Write for Texas was funded from 2014 through May 2017.
To meet the people of Write for Texas, click here.