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    The write stuff

    By Longhorn Network
    Published: Nov. 14, 2011

    Through the Heart of Texas Writing Project, Dr. Randy Bomer helps teachers and young writers alike find their inner authors.

    Working from the research-based conclusion that a teacher who writes will be a better writing teacher, the project offers monthly workshops and four-week invitational institutes to K-12 Texas teachers. In the workshops, the teachers learn best practices in writing instruction, review research, build a strong network of like-minded colleagues and, most important, produce writing of their own.

    Read more about the Heart of Texas Writing Project in the feature story The Write Thing.

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      Karen Calhoun said on Dec. 3, 2011 at 11:05 a.m.
      Randy, again I am heartened by your gifts and your devotion to teach them to all of us! I believe in you!!!
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      Jim Harvey, BBA 1955 said on Dec. 1, 2011 at 9:38 p.m.
      In 1954, I rented a garage apartment from Dr Jim Umstadt, Dept. Head at that time, of the Dept. of Curriculum and Instruction. Dr. and Mrs. Umstadt were very fine people and I enjoyed knowing them.
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      Gretchen Polnac said on Nov. 16, 2011 at 7:36 a.m.
      This is such an awesome project; we are so lucky to have Randy championing young Texas writers!
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      Sherry Field said on Nov. 15, 2011 at 11:43 a.m.
      Thanks for highlighting the excellent work of the Heart of Texas Writing Project!
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