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Election Day Workshop: Writing the Historical Argument

Election Day Workshop: Writing the Historical Argument

UPDATE: THIS WORKSHOP HAS SOLD OUT. If you would like to add your name to the waitlist, you can do so at bit.ly/NYCWPArgument2015.  

Election Day Workshop: Writing to Create Community

Election Day Workshop: Writing to Create Community

  Register for the NYCWP’s Election Day workshop, Writing to Create Community at bit.ly/NYCWPCommunity2015.   If you’re a principal who would like to register a group using a purchase order, please email Emmy Williamson at emmy@nycwritingproject.org.    

Teens Take the Met (October 16, 2015)

Teens Take the Met (October 16, 2015)

        On October 16, 2015, the NYCWP and over 40 other community partners joined the Metropolitan Museum of Art to help TEENS TAKE THE MET. This free event brought 4,442 teens to the museum, many of them for the first time. Many teens attended on their own […]

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                                     […]

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 […]

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 […]