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  • 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
  • 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 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
  • Inquiry-Based Learning Through the Creative Arts for Teachers and Teacher Educators

    Wednesday, March 10, 2021 2:00 – 3:00 PM RSVP by March 10th:  https://lehman.libcal.com/event/7443754?hs=a *This is an online event – URL will be sent via registration e-mail* *Registration is required* Information:                 Stacy.Katz@lehman.cuny.edu This book presents a theoretical and practical guide to implementing an inquiry-based approach to teaching which centers creative responses to works of art in …

    March 9, 2021
  • Check Out the National Writing Project’s Upcoming Events & New Resources

    The Write Time with Kwame Alexander & Tyler Jones It’s a knock out: Talking about Becoming Muhammad Ali with Kwame Alexander Kwame Alexander’s newest novel Becoming Muhammad Ali, co-authored with best-selling author James Patterson, takes up the childhood of Cassius Clay in Louisville, Kentucky. Tyler Jones, a teacher-leader with the Louisville Writing Project, interviews Kwame about this knockout …

    February 16, 2021
  • Writing Together #4 with the NYCWP and Gateway Recreation Area

    Who knew, a year ago, when we in the New York City Writing Project started meeting and writing together online, that we would still be doing this? Along with many others, our morale is ebbing and stress is as high as ever. (See this report.) We also have those feelings of never doing enough and …

    February 2, 2021
  • Teaching Routine Argument Writing, an NWP Online Course

    NWP Teacher-Leaders have been hard at work designing an online course on Teaching Routine Argument Writing. Our goal is to make the most high-leverage aspects of this successful program available to more teachers both outside and inside the NWP network. In this 4-week course, which will launch on February 17th, participants will explore, with an NWP …

    January 28, 2021