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  Welcome to the Home of Barry Lane and Discover Writing

 Barry Lane is an internationally known author and speaker, who travels the world sharing his unique style of motivating students to become better writers.  This site is your getaway to a host of teaching aids.  This is also the home of Discover Writing Press, which produces the books and audio and visual tapes and CDs by Barry Lane and other fine writers which support the classrooms of writing teachers worldwide.
Our mission is to help teachers as they help their students
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NEW!  Need ideas to get kids moving and learning?  Check out a nine minute QuickTime preview of Carol Glynn's new video course in kinesthetic learning, Carol Out of the Box. To let Carol out of the Box click HERE. (16 meg file)
To download the QuickTime Viewer, click HERE
To learn more about this video in our store, please click HERE.

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New!  51 Wacky We-search Reports will teach you how to hunt for the best facts and turn them into cartoons, parody performances, jokes, wacky poetry and much, much more.  And a We-search report is one that you do with friends, so you won’t ever feel alone again.  Reserve your copy now by clicking HERE

If you've come here to purchase one of the many interesting items in our secure store, you may click HERE now and browse our interesting collection of books, CDs and other interesting classroom support items such as puppets and book butterflies.

If you've come here to register for one of our forthcoming conferences, you may click HERE now to learn which cities and dates Barry and his other fine presenters will be available. 

To bring Barry or one of his Discover Writing Team to your school, please click HERE.

We receive questions from teachers with challenging problems in their classrooms, so our ASK BARRY advice column is here to help.  Just click HERE.

Fresh out of ideas?
  Try our TEACHER CENTER, where you can find a host of interesting lesson plans.

Do you have a favorite teacher you would like to recognize?  Give her a Miss Foley Award .  Send Barry an EMAIL with one or two lines about why you love this teacher!

This site isn't just for teachers.  We frequently run Student Contests where students can share their writing with us. Students ( and teachers ) can check it out by clicking HERE

Barry travels a lot, and always tries to take some photos of other students and teachers around the world.  One of his more interesting foreign visits can be seen by clicking HERE.

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This is a site which is constantly growing, so we've provided a SITE MAP in case you get lost.  You can click on it at any time to find out exactly where you are.
Last, but not least, there's a CONTACT link on every page.

How to Contact Us:

Phone: 1-800-613-8055  8-5 EST
Fax: 24 hours at 1-802-897-2084

Snail Mail:
PO Box 264
Shoreham, VT 05770

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