Articles by: Jane Higgins

NYCWP Voices: “Test Day” by Marcus B. McArthur

NYCWP Voices: “Test Day” by Marcus B. McArthur

Once monthly, the New York City Writing Project celebrates the teacher-as-writer by publishing works of poetry and prose written by its teachers. If you are interested in submitting your work to NYCWP Voices, please read the submissions guidelines and submit your work by email to voices@nycwritingproject.org.   TEST DAY                                     […]

Save the Date for #T2T16!

Save the Date for #T2T16!

Invitational Summer Institute

Invitational Summer Institute

  The NYCWP Invitational Summer Institute offers teachers a leadership experience in the teaching of writing and reading. Participants explore ways to improve the teaching of writing in the classroom, and prepare to disseminate strategies and methods to larger audiences of teachers. This institute brings together ELA and content-area teachers from […]

NYCWP Voices – Call for Submissions!

NYCWP Voices – Call for Submissions!

Introducing the 2015 NYCWP Summer Fellows

Introducing the 2015 NYCWP Summer Fellows

NYCWP Voices: “New Freedom” by Carla Cherry

NYCWP Voices: “New Freedom” by Carla Cherry

Once monthly, the New York City Writing Project celebrates the teacher-as-writer by publishing works of poetry and prose written by its teachers. If you are interested in submitting your work to NYCWP Voices, please read the submissions guidelines and submit your work by email to voices@nycwritingproject.org.       On April […]

NCLE Survey of Teachers

NCLE Survey of Teachers

The National Writing Project’s Research and Site Development Teams have asked us to encourage teachers from our site to complete the third National Center for Literacy Education (NCLE) survey on capacity-based approaches to literacy development. This survey will provide a good opportunity for NWP teachers to share their experiences with […]

June 4th Workshop: Building Fluency with ELLs in the Content Areas

June 4th Workshop: Building Fluency with ELLs in the Content Areas

  Join the NYCWP for a full-day experiential workshop exploring the ways that middle and high school teachers of all content areas can support students with diverse language needs. In this workshop, participants will strengthen their understanding of language development; explore the link between oral and written language; engage in […]

Writing Marathon co-hosted with Metropolitan Museum of Art, April 17, 2015

Writing Marathon co-hosted with Metropolitan Museum of Art, April 17, 2015

On April 17, 2015, the NYCWP and the Metropolitan Museum of Art co-hosted a writing marathon in which teachers engaged with works of art, wrote, shared, and reflected on their teaching practice together. Over 60 teachers of grades PreK – higher education participated in this wonderful event. We look forward with […]

Summer Open Institutes

Summer Open Institutes

  The NYCWP is thrilled to announce that it will revive its Summer Opens in July 2015.  Summer Opens consist of four full-day professional learning workshops for teachers of all grades and content areas.  They are specifically designed for new teachers, experienced teachers who are new to Writing Project work, […]