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  BAWP logo http://www.bayareawritingproject.org (website)
The Bay Area Writing Project is the founding site of the National Writing Project. For over 30 years, BAWP has been a vital resource for teachers and schools in the Bay Area, not only in the teaching of writing but also as a model of professional development, teacher leadership and reform. This website posts announcements of upcoming professional development workshops and series.


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http://rwproject.tc.columbia.edu/ (website)
The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project (TCRWP), Columbia University, has been a premier provider of professional development for schools in New York City, across the nation and internationally for more than two decades. Their mission is to support expert literacy instruction within our schools through research, collaboration, and professional development.  Known nationally as a think tank, they strive to grow and evolve through a dedication to inquiry, consistent reflection, and the input of teachers, students, and staff. Curricular resources to support a writing workshop approach can be found at: http://www.unitsofstudy.com/home.asp (website)



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http://www.thetraits.org/index.ph (website)
Northwest Regional Educational Laboratories, 6+1 Traits of Writing K-12 – An approach to writing developed by teachers and based on using models of student work, rubrics, and focusing on breaking down writing into six traits that are each taught separately.



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http://www.devstu.org/home.html (website)
The Developmental Studies Center – This non-profit has many programs, including one called “Being a Writer” which provides information and curriculum about teaching writing in grades K-6.



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http://www.writeinstitute.org/ (website)
The WRITE Institute is a National Academic Excellence model for sustained professional development in writing. WRITE establishes partnerships with schools, districts, and county offices of education to improve student achievement by building teacher efficacy and skills in the teaching of writing.

WRITE’s integrated curriculum and assessment, aligned to state standards, prepare English learners and struggling students to write effectively and think critically. This differentiated program for grades K-12 has evolved to support not only the acquisition of academic language for English learners, but also to promote the academic writing that all students need to improve achievemen
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