Articles by: Jane Higgins

Renee Watson discusses her novel, This Side of Home, with Linda Christiansen on TTT

Renee Watson discusses her novel, This Side of Home, with Linda Christiansen on TTT

Join Renee Watson, Linda Christensen, Andrew Kulak, and students from Jefferson High School (Watson’s alma mater) on Teachers Teaching Teachers on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 9:00 pm EST.  The conversation will discuss Watson’s debut YA novel, This Side of Home, which was published by Bloomsbury in February, 2015. In […]

Registration Now Open for the 2015 Teacher to Teacher Conference!

Registration Now Open for the 2015 Teacher to Teacher Conference!

Join the New York City Writing Project for a full day of engaging, interactive professional learning at our 17th Annual Teacher to Teacher Conference (#T2T15).  The conference will feature 16 innovative workshops, 10 exciting panels, and a keynote address from educator and slam poet Taylor Mali!  All workshops and panels are […]

Spring Writing Marathon at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Spring Writing Marathon at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Register by April 10th, 2015 at http://bit.ly/MetNYCWP

NYCWP In The News! – Smithsonian Institute Webinar

NYCWP In The News! – Smithsonian Institute Webinar

NYCWP In The News:   The Smithsonian Institute will host a free webinar, co-developed by NYC Writing Project teacher consultants, for HS Science Teachers who would like to learn introduce argument writing in their classrooms on February 17 and 23 from 7 to 8 pm EST. The webinar is free […]

Vote for the NWP / Youth Voices DMLTrust Proposal!

Vote for the NWP / Youth Voices DMLTrust Proposal!

Support the National Writing Project and Youth Voices by  voting our joint proposal, “Trust and Online Civic Discourse” in the DMLTrust Challenge.  You can cast your vote here by clicking the heart at the top of the proposal: bit.ly/1BUwwH8 Youth Voices was born a dozen years when a group of Writing Project teachers came together […]

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: 2015 NYCWP Teacher-to-Teacher Conference

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: 2015 NYCWP Teacher-to-Teacher Conference

  Thank you to all who answered our call for conference proposals.  The window to apply to present at the 2015 Teacher to Teacher Conference has now closed.  For information about presenting at the 2016 Teacher to Teacher Conference, please check back in fall 2015.To Propose a Workshop, visit http://bit.ly/T2T2015WorkshopProposal. To […]

Past Events

Past Events

  Curious about what the NYCWP has been up to lately?  Here’s a list of some of our recent events: Please click here for a list of UPCOMING EVENTS.     The NYCWP hosted its 19th Annual Teacher-to-Teacher Conference (#T2T17) on Saturday, March 18th, 2017. More information about the Teacher-to-Teacher Conference […]

REGISTER: A Historical Argument: Academic Writing in the Humanities Classroom

REGISTER: A Historical Argument: Academic Writing in the Humanities Classroom

    UPDATE:  THIS EVENT HAS SOLD OUT. REGISTER TODAY:  http://bit.ly/NYCWPHistoricalArgument

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Interested in attending an NYCWP Professional Development workshop or other event?  The following events are forthcoming.  Please note that not all workshops may be open to registration; click the image to be directed to the event page.     We are now accepting applications for the NYCWP’s Invitational Leadership Institute, […]

NYCWP Writing Marathon at Lenox Coffee on 12/11/14

NYCWP Writing Marathon at Lenox Coffee on 12/11/14

On December 11, 2014, the New York City Writing Project hosted a writing marathon at Harlem’s Lenox Coffee, who generously donated their space.  Despite the cold, blustery night, participants enjoyed the warm, cozy space of the café and got an impressive amount of writing done.  Everyone wrote, shared and mingled […]