Improving Writing and Learning in Indiana Schools


THE INDIANA WRITING PROJECT, based at Ball State University, promotes the best possible writing instruction in Indiana schools. We offer professional development programs on effective practices by and for teachers. 

Youth Writing Camps

Youth Writing Camp (all genres)

For writers entering grades 4-8 and 9-12

June 14 - 25, 2021

Location TBD

Poetry Camp

For writers entering grades 7-12

June 28 - July 2, 2021

Location TBD

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Virtual Summer Institute

Over three weeks in June 2021, the Indiana Writing Project is offering an online summer institute on the teaching of writing at all levels and in all disciplines. Join with other teachers this summer to develop your own skills as a teacher-writer while exploring pedagogies, policies, and research about writing instruction.


Dates: June 14, 15,16, June 22, 23, 24, June 29, 30, July1


Learn more about Virtual Summer Leadership Institute +

About Indiana Writing Project


THE INDIANA WRITING PROJECT is an organization committed to promoting the best possible writing instruction in Indiana's elementary, secondary, and post-secondary schools. The Project is administered through Ball State University's English Department. The Project has been recognized by the Indiana State Legislature for our work in helping teachers improve student performance in writing. Learn more.

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