Genoa Students Write 685,190 Words in 30 Days for National Novel Writing Month

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Genoa Middle School teachers Deanna McDaniel, Carly Young, Emily Minney, Tracy Jados, Jodi Russell and their students were extremely busy the during month of November, creating their own novels for NANOWRIMO (National Novel Writing Month).  

Pupils wrote by hand, on computers, and on their devices, taking advantage of the Westerville City School District’s Google Drive, which enabled them to access their stories and keep writing from multiple devices including phones and tablets.  They used Web 2.0 tools to communicate with other student writers and their teachers and received email from authors participating in NANOWRIMO.