• Youth Voices

    This year the NYCWP made great strides to expand its offerings to young writers in our Youth Voices programming.  This development has become possible through grants totaling $50,000 from the Hive Digital Media Learning Fund of the New York Community Trust and the National Writing Project.  The 2014 Youth Voices Inquiry Project will directly engage …

    July 24, 2014
  • Teacher to Teacher 2014

    On April 5, 2014, the New York City Writing Project hosted its 16th Annual Teacher to Teacher Conference at Lehman College.  This all-day event boasted over 30 teacher-created and teacher-presented workshops focused around the teaching of reading and writing.  Workshops addressed the needs of teachers in a variety of settings, content areas and grade-levels while …

    July 24, 2014
  • Invitational Summer Institute 2014

      The 2014 Invitational Summer Institute ran from July 8 – 31, 2014. Congratulations to all of our wonderful participants and, as always, thank you for sharing. NYCWP Summer Institutes offer teachers a leadership experience in the teaching of writing and reading. Participants explore ways to improve the teaching of writing in the classroom, and prepare …

    July 24, 2014
  • For Students

    Student Programs and Initiatives     … The New York City Writing Project is currently in the process of expanding its options for student participation within the project.  We never charge students to participate in our programming. Our programming is typically geared for students in grades 9-12, though some exceptions may be made.  Please note …

    July 24, 2014
  • For Teachers

    Programs & Seminars  … The NYCWP offers a variety of on- and off-site Professional Development opportunities for teachers.  While some of our options must be hosted by your school, other programming is available to all interested parties.  Below is a list of some of our most popular offerings: Invitational Summer Institutes offer teachers a leadership experience in …

    July 24, 2014
  • For Schools

    School Programs and Initiatives…….. The New York City Writing Project’s model of professional development is based on three mutually-reinforcing components, all of which are designed to support teachers and school/network leaders to expand and strengthen their capacities to implement effective literacy education in classrooms and schools throughout New York City.  These components are: 1) on-site …

    July 22, 2014