January 2016

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In addition to my regular school writing residencies this year, I’m doing something different. Writers in the Schools has partnered with Histrionix and added a new program that combines writing and game design. WITS Digital is game-based writing in line with STEM. The kids learn the elements of game design and how they are much like those of …
This year’s WITS school residencies have turned out to be challenging. Amazingly, fantastically awesome. But challenging. First, I took on an eighth-grade class, and these were kids I’d actually taught before, so I needed to come up with something new. Along with them, I have a group of sixth graders, and in the past, their …
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