Ready, Set, Go! It’s Time for NaNoWriMo

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Check out this NWP CoLab with National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) Program Director Marya Brennan and high-school teacher Sean Krazit for an orientation to NaNoWriMo, tips and strategies for making it work in the classroom or online, and pointers to resource collections covering everything from curriculum ideas to approaches to assessment.

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NaNoWriMo Young Writers Program provides an online space for writing and tracking the work of young writers with dashboard tools for teachers, supports for writers and educators, and access to a network of colleagues.

Sheri Edwards makes the case for using NaNoWriMo in her enthusiastic blog, Let Them Write.

Laura Bradley, California Middle School teacher and Bay Area Writing Project teacher-leader, has created a rich website full of the tools she uses in her classroom at NaNoWriMo Classroom. Laura also has a four-part series at Edutopia, starting with this post: NaNoWriMo: An #EduAwesome Project for Your #BestYearEver

Jessica Brookes, blogging at Tech-Based Teacher, has Tips and Tech for Tacking NaNoWriMo in the Classroom, and Matthew Winner, an elementary school librarian in Howard County, Maryland, has ideas for customizing NaNoWriMo to work for different students.

This post is part of the NWP Radio collection.