Articles by: Jane Higgins

NaNoWriMo in the Classroom

NaNoWriMo in the Classroom

As the days tick down toward November, National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) will soon be upon us.  Some of you may have participated in this literary marathon in the past; some of you may have even participated with your students!  NaNoWriMo challenges entrants to write–to completion!–a novel in the month […]

The Connected Teacher-Centered Trap?

The Connected Teacher-Centered Trap?

This Connected Learning Month guest blog post comes from Christy Kingham, an NYCWP Teacher Leader who has taught middle and high school students for the past 10 years.  This past summer, Christy co-facilitated the Youth Voices Inquiry Project alongside NYCWP Technology Liaison Paul Allison.  Christy and Paul will also spearhead […]

Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2014 Youth Voices Inquiry Project

Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2014 Youth Voices Inquiry Project

UPDATE:  We are no longer accepting applications for the fall phase of the Youth Voices Inquiry Project.  Those interested in participating in future Youth Voices offerings should email admin@nycwritingproject.org with the subject line Youth Voices to be added to our mailing list.  Thank you for your interest.   In November, […]

Fall 2014 Youth Voices Students

Fall 2014 Youth Voices Students

Apply today at http://bit.ly/YouthVoicesStudents

Fall 2014 Youth Voices Teacher

Fall 2014 Youth Voices Teacher

To Apply, visit http://bit.ly/YouthVoicesTeachers

October 20, 2014 is the National Day on Writing

October 20, 2014 is the National Day on Writing

Monday, October 20, 2014 is the National Day on Writing! Teachers and their students around the country are encouraged to take time out of their day to celebrate writing and to consider the role it plays in daily life.  This is the sixth annual National Day on Writing, which is held […]

Election Day PD Workshop – Writing to Create Community

Election Day PD Workshop – Writing to Create Community

    UPDATE:  This event has SOLD OUT.  Thank you to all of the teachers and schools who expressed interest in this event.  We are in the process of planning additional professional development opportunities to begin in February, 2015.  To be notified of these and other future NYCWP offerings, please […]

TTT Kicked off Connected Learning Month

TTT Kicked off Connected Learning Month

  October is Connected Learning Month.  Are you interested in immersing your students in media, expanding their digital literacies and connecting them with a wider network of peers and teachers using the Internet?  Not sure where to begin? Teachers Teaching Teachers (TTT) is a weekly webinar that brings together educators […]

#OurNWP Celebrates 40th Year

#OurNWP Celebrates 40th Year

The National Writing Project (NWP) turns 40 this year and, as part of the celebration, there are many initiatives underway.  One such effort is the proclimation of September 29 – October 3, 2014 as the first-ever Our NWP Week.  Throughout the week, NWP will share photos, quotes and ideas from […]

NYCWP TC Ed Osterman discusses the Archives Project on NWP Radio

NYCWP TC Ed Osterman discusses the Archives Project on NWP Radio

As part of the National Writing Project’s celebration of its 40th year, ten Teacher Consultants from various NWP sites will hold a conversation about the NWP Archives Project.  This radio show aired on BlogTalkRadio at 7:00 pm on Thursday, September 25, 2014. From BlogTalkRadio: …the NWP Archives Project will construct a living […]