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NYCWP Writing Marathon at Lenox Coffee on 12/11/14

NYCWP Writing Marathon at Lenox Coffee on 12/11/14

On December 11, 2014, the New York City Writing Project hosted a writing marathon at Harlem’s Lenox Coffee, who generously donated their space.  Despite the cold, blustery night, participants enjoyed the warm, cozy space of the café and got an impressive amount of writing done.  Everyone wrote, shared and mingled […]

Save the Date: The Historical Argument – Academic Writing in the Humanities Classroom

Save the Date: The Historical Argument – Academic Writing in the Humanities Classroom

Join the NYCWP for a full-day, CCLS-aligned workshop that investigates the ways academic writing can be addressed in the humanities classroom.  This workshop, which is open to teachers of all content areas but specifically designed to help ELA and history teachers address both content and the CCLS, will prepare teachers […]

Writing to Create Community Workshop 2/2/15

Writing to Create Community Workshop 2/2/15

UPDATE:  This workshop has SOLD OUT.  Please email admin@nycwritingproject.org if you would like to be added to our mailing list for frequent updates. On February 2, 2015, the NYCWP will re-offer its sold-out professional development workshop, Writing to Create Community. Registration is on a first-come/first-served basis.  Please register today at http://bit.ly/NYCWPCommunity22. If […]

International Community Voices – ICHS & NYCWP receive competitive LRNG Grant

International Community Voices – ICHS & NYCWP receive competitive LRNG Grant

The New York City Writing Project is thrilled to announce that one of its partner schools, the International Community High School (ICHS) in the Bronx, has been awarded a competitive LRNG Grant from Educator Innovator, NWP, the MacArthur Foundation and John Legend’s Show Me Campaign.  This was one of fourteen […]

1/10/15 – Crafting a NYCWP Workshop

1/10/15 – Crafting a NYCWP Workshop

    UPDATE:  THIS EVENT HAS SOLD OUT.   A waiting list has been enabled.  If additional tickets become available, they will be released to the wait list on a first-come, first-served basis.  You will then have 24 hours to claim your ticket or it will be released to the next […]

NWP in the News: Teachers Must Write to Become Great Teachers of Writing

NWP in the News: Teachers Must Write to Become Great Teachers of Writing

The Gates Foundation Blog recently posted that Teachers Must Write to Become Great Teachers of Writing.  When talking about teachers who write, no article would be complete without mentioning the National Writing Project; this article is no exception.  In fact, the article leads with an incredibly powerful quote from a […]

Writing Marathon: Come Write In on 12/11/14

Writing Marathon: Come Write In on 12/11/14

The New York City Writing Project will host its winter Writing Marathon on Thursday, December 11, 2014 from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm at Harlem’s Lenox Coffee.  While there is no charge to participate in this event, participants are strongly encouraged to make a purchase from the cafe, which serves […]

Closing out Connected Educators Month: 10/27 – 10-31 is the K12 Online Conference

Closing out Connected Educators Month: 10/27 – 10-31 is the K12 Online Conference

The K12 Online Conference is a FREE, online conference organized by educators for educators around the world interested in integrating emerging technologies into classroom practice.  One goal of the conference is to help educators make sense of and meet the needs of a continually changing learning landscape. During the conference each […]

Submit: Three Reasons Why Teachers Should Form Writing Groups

Submit: Three Reasons Why Teachers Should Form Writing Groups

This guest blog post comes from Priscilla Thomas, an NYCWP Teacher-Leader and ISI Co-Facilitator, who originally posted it on her personal blog, Those Who Can.  She is a high school English teacher in the Bronx and has been active with the NYCWP since she participated as a Summer Fellow in 2010.  In […]

Free Webinar – Kylene Beers and Bob Probst

Free Webinar – Kylene Beers and Bob Probst

Join authors of Notice and Note, Kylene Beers and Bob Probst, for their first-ever webinar. Kylene Beers, Ed.D., is a former middle school teacher who has turned her commitment to adolescent literacy and struggling readers into the major focus of her research, writing, speaking, and teaching. She is author of the best-sellingWhen […]