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  • Teaching Argument Writing Fall 2021 Online Courses

    The National Writing Project is pleased to announce its Fall 2021 Teaching Argument Writing online courses. These opportunities are open to all educators, so please share widely with teachers in your area. The primary purpose of these courses is to give as many teachers as possible access to the most high-leverage aspects of this program. The courses also provide opportunities for …

    October 19, 2021
  • Check Out the NYCWP’s Fall Literature Workshops

    The NYCWP is offering two literature workshops this Fall 2021: “Redefining Memory” and “Subverting Genre.” Read about the programs below, and be sure to look out for similar programming in the future! Redefining Memory Writers are often told, “write what you know,” but that doesn’t mean memoir is not a deeply imaginative process. In this …

    September 14, 2021
  • Apply to the NYCWP Writers’ Residency Fall 2021

    The New York City Writing Project (NYCWP) has designed the Writers’ Residency to foster the teacher-as-writer as they engage in an intensive and intimate writing workshop experience. Writers will read, write, workshop, and learn together to improve their writing craft and explore publication options. Writers of all levels are encouraged to apply. Past residency participants …

    August 31, 2021
  • Write from Anywhere Summer Mini Institute

    Renew and rejuvenate with writing while learning about the NYCWP’s student-centered approach to literacy learning across the disciplines.   The institute offers participants the opportunity to: Read and write to process and reflect on the past year Learn ways to engage students and support learning across disciplines Share your practice and join the community of …

    June 17, 2021
  • Join the NYCWP Celebratory Reading!

    Writers Residency Celebratory Reading Spring 2021 Join us to support our teacher-writers and find out more about the program! Our teacher-writers have been writing since early March, and they are now sharing their work publicly. In addition to supporting our teacher-writers, join us to learn about this program and how to apply for the Fall …

    May 21, 2021
  • Jump into Spring with an NYCWP Writing Boot Camp!

    Looking to start a new piece of writing or creative project? Longing to get back to the page, but finding yourself blocked? Join the NYCWP for three days of generating your own creative writing! Over this three-day “boot camp,” writers will have the opportunity to engage with a variety of prompts and participate in micro-studies …

    March 18, 2021
  • Writing with Youth Inside and Outside the Classroom

    Writing with Youth: Inside and Outside of the Classroom with keynote addresses by Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz and Kelly Chandler-Olcott The 1st ever, virtual Northeast National Writing Project conference features live keynote addresses, teacher-led workshops, and teacher-writing sessions; there are pre-recorded sessions that participants can view on-demand. Through ZOOM and Google Docs, we anticipate the National Writing Project experience will …

    March 18, 2021
  • College, Career, and Community Writers Program (C3WP)

    NWP’s first Teaching Routine Argument Writing online course was very well received and we are excited to announce our next argument writing online course, Creating an Argument Text Set. This is one of many courses being designed by teacher-leaders to disseminate the highest-leverage aspects of the College, Career, and Community Writers Program (C3WP). Our goal is to make …

    April 15, 2021
  • Writing and Reading this Spring at the NYCWP

    The NYCWP is currently has two programs underway: the Spring Writers Residency and the reading workshop “Reading Fiction Like a Writer.” Read about the programs below, and be sure to look out for similar programming in the future! The Spring Writers Residency This MFA-style workshop, designed for writers with works already in progress, draws participants …

    March 19, 2021
  • Hindsight is 2020: Futures of Teaching and Preserving Mother Tongues

    A virtual symposium on teaching indigenous and diasporic languages Held on March 19-20, 2021 and March 26-27, 2021 The symposium seeks to reflect on the state of Indigenous and diasporic language preservation and instruction in the first two decades of the 21st century, and reflect on the future of learning and teaching in the digital …

    March 11, 2021