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Write for Texas is making an impact, and making headlines.
November 22, 2016

Write for Texas is making an impact, and making headlines. ABC News 7 (Amarillo)’s education segment featured project participants in the Region 16 area.

Write for Texas: Professional Development to Support Academic Writing

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.

Click the video below to learn more about the importance of Write for Texas.

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About Us

Write for Texas is 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 provides research-based online materials and coaching support for effective writing instruction. The IPSI team supports Write for Texas events throughout the year.

To meet the people of Write for Texas, click here.

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