Writing Studio: This site is run through Colorado State University, and is a great site for engaging students with multimodal writing activities.
The National Writing Project: Hands-down the best professional development in the history of, well, history.
Comppile is a great site for finding research articles about writing studies. The site is also anchored to a ton of other cool projects worth exploring.
The WAC Clearinghouse is a site for open-access articles and books on writing. It’s well-organized and full of pretty great stuff.
AntConc is a free concordance software created by Laurence Anthony. It’s easy to use and, in case you disagree with me, there are a number of tutorials on the website to help you.
The Research Exchange (REx) is just getting underway, but it looks like it will be a great site for organized, peer-reviewed research on writing.
Dr. Charles Bazerman has a website with most of his publications available. It’s a very useful resource on writing research.
Writing Commons is a great, open-access site for helpful articles about writing both in general and in the classroom.
Writing Spaces is a site of open-access writing textbooks for first year composition, although they are certainly applicable to high school writing situations as well.
Journal of Response to Writing is a new journal, with the first issue due out in January 2015.
Literacy in Composition Studies is only in its second year of publication, but already it’s a very engaging journal.
The Journal of Writing Research is a great, open-access journal about writing research.
The Journal of Writing Assessment has recently made its archives available online
Across the Disciplines is also a great open-access journal
Kairos is an open-access journal that takes advantage of new media in the presentation of its material. I’m always finding out more stuff that I can’t do when I go to this site.
Composition Forum is an open-access journal published twice yearly about composition pedagogy and theory.
Teaching/Writing: The Journal of Writing Teacher Education is an open-access journal that focuses on issues of writing teacher education across different grade and experience levels.
International Society for the Advancement of Writing Research – http://www.isawr.org
Council of Writing Program Administrators – http://wpacouncil.org/
National Council of Teachers of English – http://www.ncte.org (not even kind of free)
Random Stuff about Teaching and/or Writing
The WPA Listserv is a very, um, active listserv, but I’ve enjoyed being a member of it. Highly recommended if you have a lot of memory in your email. If not, not.
Rhetmap locates rhet/comp programs on a Google map. Pretty neat!