Steal This Idea!

Students took a hands-on approach to scientific inquiry at the Queens Hall of Sciences, exploring their interests through the exhibits and conducting further research.

Spending Summer in the 2018 Teen Writing Camp

In our 2018 Teen Writing Camp, incoming 9th-12th grade students wrote their way from Lehman College to Queens Hall of Science and then to BMCC. Together, our diverse group of students explored genres, interests, and themselves. We tried on various styles and voices and found inspiration in many places–including Lehman’s […]

Teens Take the MET! Friday, November 9, 2018

Teens Take the MET! Friday, November 9, 2018

Join the New York City Writing Project for the 2018 Fall Teens Take the Met! on November 9, 2018 from 5pm-8pm. Grab your friends and take over The Met for the night. Drop in for teen-only activities across the Museum including art making, performances, music, and more. Discover what you can […]

With the Summer ELLs Academy

With the Summer ELLs Academy

The 2018 ELLs Academy was built on our work with youth online over the past 15 years. Students re-made themselves into social-media power users, participatory learners who know how to research and raise important issues online, get the attention of peers and decision-makers, shape arguments around issues, and take action […]

Summer Wrap-Up of the Summer Opens

Summer Wrap-Up of the Summer Opens

This summer the New York City Writing Project hosted two separate Summer Open Institutes. Participants who completed these professional learning workshops, earned CTLE credits and engaged with other teaching professionals from across New York City. Here are some highlights from the two Summer Open Institutes: July 9-12, 2018 Writing Project 101: An […]

Writing into Summer – Teen Writing Camp

Writing into Summer – Teen Writing Camp

Spend two weeks at Lehman College this summer with the NYCWP’s Teen Summer Writing Camp! Unlock your creativity and originality by writing in different genres and in different spaces. Camp is based on the campus of Lehman College, a 4-year CUNY school, and includes field trips to Borough of Manhattan […]

June 1, 2018: Teens Take the MET!

June 1, 2018: Teens Take the MET!

Join the New York City Writing Project for the 2018 Spring Teens Take the Met! on June 1, 2018 from 5pm-8pm.

The New York City Writing Project is CTLE-Approved

The New York City Writing Project is CTLE-Approved

As of March 2016, the New York Board of Regents established new Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) requirements for all professional and Level III teaching assistant certificate holders. The New York City Writing Project is an approved CTLE sponsor. All NYCWP programs and workshops provide CTLE hours that will […]

Steal these Ideas for Poem in Your Pocket Day

Steal these Ideas for Poem in Your Pocket Day

Steal these Ideas for Poem in your Pocket Day Poem in your Pocket Day, April 26, can be a gloriously easy way to celebrate and appreciate poetry. How do you share your love of poetry with your students and colleagues? Please feel free to steal these ideas! Have students peruse […]

May 3: Book Club Discusses BEHOLD THE DREAMERS

May 3: Book Club Discusses BEHOLD THE DREAMERS

May 3, 2018 Join the New York City Writing Project and the School of Education at Lehman College for our Teacher Book Club! Over an evening, we will gather to read, discuss, and share classroom ideas for the novel Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue. Novelist and short-story teller, Mbue […]

2018 Summer Open Institutes – Registration Now Open!

2018 Summer Open Institutes – Registration Now Open!

Are you looking for a meaningful and productive professional development experience this summer? The New York City Writing Project will host four Summer Open Institutes this July 2018. Look for updates regarding registration and session offerings. Summer Open Institutes:  Previously called the “New Teachers Institute,” the Summer Open Institutes are week-long […]