Thursday, October 20, 2011



Entering this contest can be an effective goal and culminating phase of student writing
activities. How to support students in learning to write and producing publications
worthy of entry? Carefully planned curriculum, like the materials
in the
Resource Guide for ePublishing (Teacher Created Materials)
make this easy and effective
 Press Release (from PRB web)
"National Student Publishing Contest Opens, Expecting
Increased Entries from Digital Media Alongside
School Print Journalism
Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) October 18, 2011
The eleventh annual Weekly Reader Student Publishing Contest opens this week with a
new emphasis on digital media. The competition, sponsored by Weekly Reader and
organized by the Association of Educational Publishers (AEP), honors the best in
nonfiction publications and writing by students in grades 3-12.
The Student Publishing Contest has grown over its eleven-year history to match the
changing needs and interests of our nation's young writers and journalists.
"This contest is always exciting because it showcases the best journalism being created
in America’s K-12 schools," said Ira Wolfman, VP of Editorial at Weekly Reader.
"But in the past two years, we’ve seen increasing number of entries from
digital publications.

Last year, the Harbinger Online of Shawnee Mission East High School in
Prairie Village, Kansas, was the first winner of our digital publication category.
Given students’ growing facility with digital media, we are confident we will
see many more entries in the online category..."

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