Tag Archives: Education

  1. Ode to Tacos Del Julio

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    April 4, 2014 by astephens2013

    Oh, tacos del Julio, you are the object of my nine lives! You are always hot and ready! You always …
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  2. WITS at TEDx Houston on Saturday

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    October 10, 2013 by WITS Editor

    WITS students from the 2013 Meta-Four team and WITS writer Outspoken Bean will be presenters at TEDx Houston 2013 at …
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  3. Drop into the Rabbit Hole

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    October 7, 2013 by WITS Editor

    Don’t miss the production of Rabbit Hole, directed by WITS writer Rob Kimbro, 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays through …
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  4. Sign up for the WITS Fall Writing Festival 2013

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    September 10, 2013 by WITS Houston

    WITS Fall Writing Festival for Educators: Teaching Writing from Experience This conference is presented by Writers in the Schools (WITS). …
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  5. 5 Writers Tell Us How WITS Teaching Transformed Them: Susan Bernstein

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    March 25, 2013 by WITS Editor

    Susan Naomi Bernstein’s most recent book is Teaching Developmental Writing, Fourth Edition. Her articles on basic writing, social justice, and …
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  6. Elephant March I

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    February 26, 2013 by witshouston

    From WITS Intern Eriel: A little under a month ago I started working with WITS Writer MaryScott at Travis Elementary …
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  7. Creative Writing Camp

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    February 7, 2013 by witshouston

    Registration is filling up quickly! Within the first 20 minutes of open registration, over 100 students enrolled in Creative Writing …
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Writers in the Schools (WITS)


Writers in the Schools (WITS) is the #1 arts education organization in Texas. With 80 writers and educators on staff, WITS reaches over 23,000 students a year in classrooms, community centers, museums, parks, and hospitals.

The glory of WITS is best expressed by the students--in their own words -- so this blog features essays, stories, and poems that were created by K-12 students in our program. All material (c) Writers in the Schools 2007-2013. If you wish to republish this work, please credit both the organization and the author and link back to this site. This material may not be used in commercial ventures of any kind.

Supporting WITS will help bring the pleasure and power of reading and writing to more Houston children helping to improve writing skills, build confidence, raise test scores, and enhance creativity.

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