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LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR: Digital Learning in the NYCWP

LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR: Digital Learning in the NYCWP

Greetings Friends and Colleagues, How do you make the most out of technology in the classroom?

 
NYCWP OPPORTUNITIES: March, 2012

NYCWP OPPORTUNITIES: March, 2012

Invitational Summer Institute Applications for the 33rd annual Summer Institute are now available

 
FROM THE ARCHIVES: A Class of Immigrant Non-Readers Reaches Out

FROM THE ARCHIVES: A Class of Immigrant Non-Readers Reaches Out

This month’s selection from the NYCWP newsletter archive is from the spring 2003 issue. Suzanna McNamara’s article, “A Class of Immigrant Non-Readers Reaches Out,” describes a unit of work she developed and taught to a class of SIFE students (students with interrupted formal education).

 
THE WRITING LIFE: A Portrait of Amanda Gulla

THE WRITING LIFE: A Portrait of Amanda Gulla

The NYCWP is, at heart, a community of writers.  Across the city, NYCWP members are busy writing in many genres—fiction, poetry, memoir, academic writing, to name a few.  The Writing Life will profile writers from our NYCWP writers and their adventures with the written word. This installment will feature the […]

 
RESOURCES: March 2012

RESOURCES: March 2012

Tune in monthly to access highlighted resources and opportunities for teachers and students to use in the classroom and beyond.

 
STEAL THESE IDEAS: Adopt-a-Word

STEAL THESE IDEAS: Adopt-a-Word

Each subject area has its set of words that have special significance;

 
LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR: Onward and Upward in 2012

LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR: Onward and Upward in 2012

Greetings Friends and Colleagues, Happy New Year and welcome to the inaugural issue of the New York City Writing Project’s e-newsletter. As many of you remember, print newsletters have a rich history at the Project—running back to the spring of 1982.

 
NYCWP OPPORTUNITIES: February

NYCWP OPPORTUNITIES: February

Summer Fellowships Stay tuned for information about the NYCWP’s 34th annual Summer Invitational, as well as a Summer Advanced Institute. Applications for all Summer Fellowships will be released by early March.

 
FROM THE LISTSERV: Word Play

FROM THE LISTSERV: Word Play

A conversation about wordplay turns to a very serious issue about the future of “correctness.”

 
FROM THE ARCHIVES: Blurring Boundaries

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Blurring Boundaries

This month’s selection from the NYCWP newsletter archive is from the spring 2003 issue. “Blurring Boundaries Between Academic and Personal Writing,” an article by Vanessa Santaga, is particularly timely in light of the current drive to implement the Common Core Standards.