Western Massachusetts Writing Project


Winter/Spring 2003

Students in Easthampton use Alphasmart word processors as part of a program initiated by the Western Massachusetts Writing Project. (See "AlphaSmarts on the Move" for the full story.)


Message From the Editors



The Lessons That Students Teach Us

WMWP teacher consultant Leif Riddington offered an elective fashioned after Paul Oh's digital storytelling workshop. His student, Corinna, taught him something about the writing process.

Publish Your Students' Writing Online

Some websites to help you give your students a VERY BIG audience for their published work.

Puppets at Play

A first-year teacher reflects on how the WMWP has helped him get through the difficulties of being a new teacher.

AlphaSmarts on the Move

Publishing opportunities move in to the classroom thanks to word processors donated by WMWP.

Inservice In-dispensable

Consultants usher in new WMWP course and network with local schools.

WMWP Encouraged by National Writing Project Review

The National Writing Project, in a response to our Annual Report, points out that WMWP could be considered a model for thriving despite the financial constraints facing sites nationwide.