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On-line Store Now Open!

We are full!  Asilomar is full!  It’s going to be a fabulous retreat!  And now the fun begins!

Our On-line Camp Store is now open for business! 164 more words


Germ-line gene editing: Time for a new Asilomar? New op-ed by Dr Silvia Camporesi in the Huffington Post

From Dr Silvia Camporesi’ s op-ed in the Huffington Post Blog:

“Scientists have been calling for a “voluntary moratorium” to pause and reflect on the technique of germ-line gene editing “until more research is done.” References to the 1975 Asilomar conference as an exemplar of good and responsible scientific practice are ubiquitous.

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Fanning the Creative Flame ~ Why Conferences Matter

The SCBWI San Francisco/South Golden Gate Conference (at Asilomar) was earlier this month, my first conference in over a year. Such an amazing conference! I can’t believe I was so short-sighted, to go that long without attending a writing conference. 456 more words


Writing Changes Your Teaching

NWP gave me a wonderful opportunity  to join other SEED grant coordinators and spend 5 days writing instruments to assist teacher consultants who will be coordinating future grants for professional development in writing. 959 more words

Welcome, Asilomar 64 teachers and friends

Laura & Lorena look forward to our session, Writing Changes Your Teaching.


Exit 32. Welcome to Warp Zone.

I recently returned from attending the California Mathematics Council North conference at Asilomar Conference Grounds in Pacific Grove.  This really is an amazing place: a conference grounds built right next to the beach, in a forested area where deer occasionally are spotted running around, in a town full of big trees and old houses that is one of the best places I know of to take a walk.  1,303 more words

A Journey West, Part 4/5

One of the last days of my California trip featured a venture to Monterey and Seaside where my son lives. The old coast road, Cabrillo Highway, Highway One, muddled south out of Santa Cruz, Soquel, and Aptos in heavy traffic that cleared some after Rio Del Mar. 580 more words