News, Events, and Calls

Traci Gardner
- Traci Gardner, News Editor

We publish news from the WAC and writing communities. Visit to catch up on upcoming conferences, see calls for proposals, notices of newly published books and other scholarly projects, stories of WAC programs and practitioners in the news. If you have WAC news you want to share, please send a note to

April 13, 2022
Writing about Shadows

Students at Longbranch Elementary in Midlothian, Texas, write about experiments and observations of shadows.

April 12, 2022
Save Time Responding to Writing

The Ferris State University WAC Program offers tips on how teachers can save time as they respond to student writing.

April 8, 2022
Contribute Materials to the WAC Repository

Publish WAC Administration or Pedagogy Artifacts with Critical Reflection, WAC Program Profiles, and WAC Testimonies in the new WAC Repository.

April 7, 2022
Exploring Desert Food Chains with WAC

First grade students write about desert food chains at Glenn Elementary in San Antonio, Texas.

April 5, 2022
Writing about Brass Instruments at Lakeridge Elementary

Kindergarteners learn about the brass family of musical instruments as they write across the curriculum.

April 4, 2022
Writing in the Reading Classroom in Frisco, Texas

Allen Elementary students write about what they are reading. 

April 1, 2022
Landmark Textbook Writing in the Arts and Sciences Re-released

Writing in the Arts and Sciences, one of the first WAC textbooks, re-released in open-access format in by the WAC Clearinghouse.

March 31, 2022
Moore Elementary Teachers Explore Opinion Writing

Moore Elementary Teachers explore how to use persuasive writing and opinion writing across the curriculum.

March 30, 2022
Engaged Writers and Dynamic Disciplines Re-released

Engaged Writers and Dynamic Disciplines: Research on the Academic Writing Life is re-released by the WAC Clearinghouse.

March 28, 2022
St. Francis de Sales Students Write in PE

Students write about experimentation in their PE class.