Articles by: Jane Higgins

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, […]

Bronx Loaf Writer’s Conference for Teen Writers is Now Accepting Applications

Bronx Loaf Writer’s Conference for Teen Writers is Now Accepting Applications

  This summer’s Bronx Loaf Writers Conference will take place from Monday, July 6th, 2015 through Friday, July 10th. The conference brings together dozens of teen writers in grades 7-12, from public, charter, and private schools to the Bronx Academy of Letters for a week-long writers’ conference.  Bronx Loaf is now accepting applications […]

Now Accepting Applications for 2015 Invitational Summer Institute

Now Accepting Applications for 2015 Invitational Summer Institute

The New York City Writing Project is now accepting applications for its Invitational Summer Institute and Second Year Fellowship for July, 2015. The Invitational Summer Institute is an intensive, four-week program for teachers of all content areas and of grades preK-16.  Teachers engage in activities that inform their classroom practice,s […]

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