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Story Carrier: An Interview with Jane Clark

By National Writing Project
Join us for a conversation with Jane Clark, author of the memoir, Story Carrier: a Collection of Tales of the Disappeared.
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Teaching Creative Writing: A Conversation with Stephanie Vanderslice

By National Writing Project
Join us for a conversation with Stephanie Vanderslice, a professor of creative writing, the co-director of the Arkansas Writers MFA Workshop at the University of Central Arkansas, and the author of Teaching Creative Writing: The Essential Guide.
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The Write Time and the Furious Flower Syllabus Project

By National Writing Project
This episode of The Write Time features members of the Furious Flower Syllabus Project, an open-access curriculum for incorporating Black poetry into classrooms of all ages and levels.
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A Visit with Novelly

By National Writing Project
This episode features the founder and managing director of Novelly, Anna Gabriella Casalme, along with two youth authors who have had their work published through Novelly.
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The Write Time with Songwriter/Storyteller Rob Rokicki and Educator Kevin Hodgson

By National Writing Project
Songwriter/storyteller Rob Rokicki is interviewed by Western Mass Writing Project teacher-consultant, Kevin Hodgson in this episode of The Write Time.
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Experiments in Reflection: A Conversation with Leticia Britos Cavagnaro

By National Writing Project
Leticia Britos Cavagnaro is the author of Experiments in Reflection and a design educator at Stanford University’s d.school.
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Monarch: A Conversation with Poet Heather Bourbeau

By National Writing Project
Join NWP Radio for a discussion with poet Heather Bourbeau to hear about her latest collection of poems, Monarch, and the related teaching guide.
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Getting Schooled On Resistance: a Conversation with Cindy Urbanski

By National Writing Project
Join us for a conversation with Cindy Urbanski, PhD, author of Getting Schooled on Resistance: An Exploration of Clashing Narratives in Urban School Reform. Urbanski has worked with writing and writers in some capacity for 30 years. Currently her projects consist of making space for stories…
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The Write Time with Author Jennifer Baker and Educator Lauren Donovan

By National Writing Project
Jennifer Baker is the author of Forgive Me Not, the creator/host of the Minorities in Publishing podcast, and a faculty member of the MFA program in Creative Nonfiction at Bay Path University. She is interviewed by Lauren Donovan, a teacher in Kansas City, Missouri.
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The Write Time with Author Patricia Park and Educator Joanna Dalton

By National Writing Project
This episode of The Write Time features Patricia Park, author of Re Jane and What's Eating Jackie Oh?
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Costco A-Z: A Visit with the Authors, David and Susan Schwartz

By National Writing Project
Join us for an engaging discussion featuring David and Susan Schwartz, authors of The Joy of Costco: A Treasure Hunt from A-Z. We'll be diving into their writing process and exploring why Costco holds a special place in their hearts. It's a great opportunity to learn more about the book and…
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The Write Time with Gholdy Muhammad and Stacey Joy

By National Writing Project
The Write Time is excited to once again feature Dr. Gholnecsar (Gholdy) Muhammad, an Associate Professor of Literacy, Language, and Culture at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Muhammad is interviewed by L.A.-educator-poet, Stacey Joy.
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The Write Time with Don P. Hooper and Abimbola Cole Kai-Lewis

By National Writing Project
This episode of The Write Time features Don P. Hooper, author of True True, interviewed by Ethnomusicologist and educator, Abimbola Cole Kai-Lewis.
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The Write Time with Write Out, Featuring Nikki Grimes, Willeena Booker, and Maryann Zujewski

By National Writing Project
NWP’s The Write Time will “Write Out” this month by welcoming poet and author Nikki Grimes discussing her new children’s book A Walk in the Woods. She is interviewed by elementary school teacher Willeena Booker and Park Ranger Maryann Zujewski.
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Intersections Of Poetry, Prose, and Place: A Visit with Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument

This special NWP Radio episode features work related to Write Out, a program of the National Writing Project and the National Park Service. It features the poet-Ranger team of the Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument: Alabama State Poet Laureate Ashley Jones, Magic City Festival Earth…
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The Write Time with Meghan Wilson Duff and Kate Dickerson

By National Writing Project
Hear Kate Dickerson, executive director of the Maine Discovery Museum and teacher-author Meghan Wilson Duff discuss their children’s book, How Are You, Verity?
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The Write Time with Author/Activist Luma Mufleh and Educators Jessica Baldizon and William King

By National Writing Project
Luma Mufleh, an activist and author of Learning America: One Woman's Fight for Educational Justice for Refugee Children, has a discussion with CWP-Fairfield teacher-leaders Jessica Baldizon and William King.
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Literacies Before Technologies

By National Writing Project
In this book, Jill and Troy—alongside several other colleagues—share their classroom practices as they inquiry into the Beliefs for Integrating Technology into the English Language Arts Classroom.
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Inner Realms Journey

By National Writing Project
If you can imagine the place where role-playing games, meditation, and mindfulness meet for fun and learning, you might be close to Inner Realms Journey.
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The Write Time with Author Janae Marks, Educator Terri Fredrick, and Tesla

By National Writing Project
Nikki Grimes, author of From the Desk of Zoe Washington, is interviewed by Eastern Illinois Writing Project Director, Terri Fredrick and her 7th-grade daughter, Tesla.
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The Write Time with Author Nikki Grimes and Educator Barrett Rosser

By National Writing Project
Nikki Grimes is the New York Times bestselling author of Bronx Masquerade and Between the lines. She is interviewed by Philadelphia educator and poet, Barrett Rosser.
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Protecting Ourselves, and Our Most Vulnerable Students, with Words

By National Writing Project
In this episode, Willie Edward Taylor Carver Jr., the 2022 Kentucky Teacher of the Year, talks about his experiences advocating for Black, brown, and LGBTQ students in often hostile education environments, and shares poems from his book.
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The Write Time with Author Ralph Fletcher and Educator Tracey Flores

By National Writing Project
Dr. Tracey Flores, an educator in Texas, has a lively conversation with NWP Writers Council member Ralph Fletcher, author of over fifty books for writing teachers and young readers.
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Next Generation Genres with Jessica Early

By National Writing Project
Listen to this NWP Radio interview to hear Dr. Jessica Early talk about her book, Next Generation Genres: Teaching Writing for Civic and Academic Engagement.
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Object Lessons with Amanda Parrish Morgan

By National Writing Project
Amanda Parrish Morgan—educator, author, and NWP Writers Council member—talks about her life as a teacher-writer.
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The Write Time with Educator-Authors Tonya Perry, Katy Smith, and Steve Zemelman

By National Writing Project
The Write Time visits with the educator-authors of Teaching for Racial Equity: Becoming Interrupters.
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The Write Time with Author Yohuru Williams and Educator Joe Anson

By National Writing Project
Educator Joe Anson interviews Dr. Yohuru Williams, a distinguished University Chair, Professor of History, and the founding Director of the Racial Justice Initiative at the University of St. Thomas.
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The Write Time with Author Sonya Huber and Educator Michelle Caruso Walker

By National Writing Project
Connecticut educator Michelle Caruso Walker visits with Sonya Huber, author of seven books including the new guide, Voice First: A Writer’s Manifesto, and the award-winning essay collection on chronic pain, Pain Woman Takes Your Keys and Other Essays from a Nervous System.
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The Write Time with Educators Rose Brock, Jill Stedronsky, and Author James Ponti

By National Writing Project
The Write Time visits with James Ponti, the New York Times bestselling author of three middle-grade book series, and educators Rose Brock and Jill Stedronsky.
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The Write Time with Authors Mayra Cuevas, Marie Marquardt, and Educator Bryn Orum

By National Writing Project
Wisconsin educator Bryn Orum visits with Mayra Cuevas and Marie Marquardt, authors of <em>Does My Body Offend You?</em>
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The Write Time with Author Gordon Korman and Educator Allison Fallon

By National Writing Project
Connecticut educator Allison Fallon visits with author Gordon Korman, a regular guy who just happens to have written 100 books for kids and teens.
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The Good Asian with Pornsak Pichetshote

By National Writing Project
Listen to this discussion with NWP Writers Council member Pornsak Pichetshote about his latest graphic novel The Good Asian.
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Leading from the Jumpseat

By National Writing Project
Join us for this episode of NWP Radio in which we will talk to Peter Docker, former member of the Royal Air Force, about his new book Leading from the Jumpseat.
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The Write Time with Author Rachel Ignotofsky and Educator Bryan Ripley Crandall

By National Writing Project
Author/illustrator Rachel Ignotofsky visits with educator Bryan Ripley Crandall for this episode of The Write Time, a celebration of teachers, authors, and the craft of writing.
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Design for Belonging with Susie Wise

By National Writing Project
This conversation with Susie Wise explores her book, what it means to belong, and some of the contexts, or moments, that can be designed using particular levers like space, role, ritual, and groupings.
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#queercomposing: A Virtual Open Summer Institute Focused on Composing the Multiplicities of Our Experiences

By National Writing Project
This NWP Radio show invited facilitators to describe how they will support participants in coming together to create brave spaces in writing instruction that centers writing and composing models at the intersections of queer, BIPOC, and feminist voices.
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Get Your Ducks in a Rowe

By National Writing Project
Join us for this conversation about writing in the work-a-day worlds of marketing and business with Jim Rowe, author of Get Your Ducks in a Rowe.
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The Write Time with Authors Gilly Segal, Kimberly Jones, and Educator Charline Barger

By National Writing Project
This episode of The Write Time features a discussion between authors Gilly Segal, Kimberly Jones, and Florida educator Charline Barger.
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The Write Time with Sarah J. Donovan, Kristin Bartley Lenz, Stacey Lorinn Joy, and Jayné Penn

By National Writing Project
This episode of The Write Time celebrates the joy of poetry and youth in sports, and features Sarah J. Donovan, Kristin Bartley Lenz, Stacey Lorinn Joy, and Jayné Penn.
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The Write Time with Educator Stephanie Renee Toliver and Author Natasha Bowen

By National Writing Project
Stephanie Renee Toliver visits with Natasha Bowen, author of Skin of the Sea, in this episode of The Write Time.
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The Write Time with Educator Fredeisha Harper Darrington and Author Renée Watson

By National Writing Project
Listen to this discussion with Red Mountain Writing Project teacher-consultant Fredeisha Harper Darrington and New York Times bestselling author Renée Watson.
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Write Time with Peter Kahn, Natalie Richardson, Christian "Rich Robbins" Robinson, and Poet t.l. sanders

By National Writing Project
This special poetry edition of The Write Time features educator/author/poet Peter Kahn along with special guests Natalie Rose Richardson, Rich Robbins, and Poet t.l. sanders.
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Write Now and Write On

By National Writing Project
In this conversation with Rebecca Harper, director of the Augusta University Writing Project and author of <em>Write Now & Write On: 37 Strategies for Authentic Daily Writing in Every Content Area</em>, we will discuss writing instruction, daily writing, writing across the curriculum, and…
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The Write Time with Author Laura Purdie Salas & Educator Lisa Lapina

By National Writing Project
Former teacher Laura Purdie Salas believes reading small picture books and poems can have a huge impact on your life. She has written more than 130 books for kids, including Lion of the Sky: Haiku for All Seasons (Kirkus Best Books and Parents Magazine Best Books of the Year), the Can…
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The Write Time with Author Tiffany D. Jackson & Educator Delicia Greene

By National Writing Project
Tiffany D. Jackson is the New York Times Bestselling author of YA novels including the Coretta Scott King— John Steptoe New Talent Award-winning Monday’s Not Coming, the NAACP Image Award-nominated Allegedly, Let Me Hear A Rhyme, Grown, and her latest titles Blackout, White Smoke, and Santa…
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Youth Media Beyond the Margins: An Invitation to Teach YR

By National Writing Project
This NWP Radio show will share inspirational media created by youth for public broadcast, explore the connected curriculum that has been created by teachers, and invite participation of students and teachers to be a part of an ongoing community of practice dedicated to bringing youth media…
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The Write Time with Author-Illustrator K-Fai Steele and Educator Heather Locke

By National Writing Project
K-Fai Steele is an author-illustrator who grew up in a house built in the 1700s with a printing press her father bought from a magician. She wrote and illustrated A Normal Pig and her latest book is All Eyes on Ozzy!
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#writeout with Outdoor Afro

By National Writing Project
Join us for a creative Write Out broadcast led by leaders of Outdoor Afro, the nation’s leading cutting edge network that celebrates and inspires Black connections and leadership in nature.
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#writeout with Park for Every Classroom

By National Writing Project
Join us for a “behind the scenes” exclusive as we engage in the power of stories, storytelling and writing with partners from the Park For Every Classroom project.
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The Write Time with Author Carmen Oliver and Ranger Lessard

By National Writing Project
Carmen Oliver grew up in Manitoba, Canada, surrounded by lakes and prairie grass where she built tree forts, caught tadpoles, and sailed on homemade rafts. She is the author of the picture book series Bears Make the Best Buddies (Reading, Math, Writing, and Science) as well as the nonfiction…
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Julia Torres and #DisruptTexts

By National Writing Project
In this segment from the network, Julia Torres talks with Noah Waspe of the Ohio Writing Project podcast Write Answers about the first steps that teachers might take when introducing literature by BIPOC authors into their teaching.
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The Write Time with Author Varian Johnson and Educator Kim Tate

By National Writing Project
Varian Johnson is the author of several novels for children and young adults, including The Parker Inheritance, which won both Coretta Scott King Author Honor and Boston Globe/Horn Book Honor awards; The Great Greene Heist, an ALA Notable Children’s book and Kirkus Reviews Best Book; and the…
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Everyday Advocacy

By National Writing Project
In this episode, NWP Radio talks with Cathy Fleischer and Sarah Hochstetler about Everyday Advocacy, the kind of advocacy that teachers can do as part of their regular teaching lives.
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The Write Time with Author Felicia Rose and Educator Tonya Perry

By National Writing Project
Felicia Rose Chavez is an award-winning educator with an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from the University of Iowa. She is author of The Anti-Racist Writing Workshop: How to Decolonize the Creative Classroom.
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Writing Rhetorically with Author Jennifer Fletcher

By National Writing Project
What is "rhetorical problem-solving" and what does it mean to "write rhetorically"? Listen to our interview with Jennifer Fletcher, professor of English at CSU Monterey Bay and the author of Writing Rhetorically: Fostering Responsive Thinkers and Communicators.
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Making Good Trouble: Writing the 2020 Youth Declaration of Sentiments

By National Writing Project
Join us for this NWP Radio show where we hear from the young authors of the now complete 2020 Youth Declaration of Sentiments, understand their journeys as writers and collaborators, and listen to their hopes and dreams for their 21st century document.
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The Write Time with Kwame Mbalia, Varian Johnson, Julian Randall, & Cosby Hunt

By National Writing Project
Join the National Writing Project’s The Write Time with Kwame Mbalia, editor of Black Boy Joy, two additional contributors Varian Johnson and Julian Randall, and Washington, DC area teacher, Cosby Hunt.
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NWP Radio with Poet t.l. sanders

By National Writing Project
Join NWP Radio for an interview with Poet t.l. sanders, a poet and performance professional based in Kansas City, MO.
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The Write Time with Author Rachel Ignotofsky and Educator Soñia Galaviz

By National Writing Project
Join the National Writing Project’s The Write Time with New York Times Best Selling author and illustrator Rachel Ignotofsky. Rachel will be interviewed by Soñia Galaviz a 5th-grade teacher and leader with the Boise State Writing Project.
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The Truth About Writing Education in America: Let’s Write, Make Things Right

By National Writing Project
In this episode, we visit with 826 National about their report that aims to bring writing education to the forefront of public, policy, and funding conversations by examining its current state and issuing a call to action to the field.
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The Write Time with Author Abdi Nor Iftin and Educator/Author Kate Kennedy

By National Writing Project
Abdi Nor Iftin has been featured on various radio and TV stations sharing his life story of growing up in a country torn by civil war and immigrating to the United States in 2014. His new book Call Me American was released in 2018 and is a finalist for New England's Bookseller's Association…
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"You Can Still Fight”: The Black Radical Tradition, Healing, and Literacies

By National Writing Project
In this CoLab, co-author/editor Christopher R. Rogers will be joined by members of the Marginal Syllabus team for a conversation that starts with the editor’s introduction to the February 2021 edition of the journal <em>Research in the Teaching of English</em>.
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The Write Time with Author Joseph Bruchac and Educator Caitlin Johnson

By National Writing Project
This episode features Joseph Bruchac, a Nulhegan Abenaki citizen and a leader among his people. He is the author of more than 120 books for children and adults, including his best-selling series, Keepers of Earth: Native American Stories and Environment Activities for Children.
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Concord: An Interview with NWP Writers Council Member Don Zancanella

By National Writing Project
Do you love historical fiction? Teach American Literature? Are you a teacher-writer? Any of these would be a great reason to tune in to NWP Radio as we talk to Don Zancanella about the writing life, teaching and writing, and about his magnificent new novel <em>Concord</em>.
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The Write Time with Author Chris Crutcher and Educator Stephenie Eriksson

By National Writing Project
Chris Crutcher’s years as a teacher, then director, of a K-12 alternative school in Oakland, California through the nineteen-seventies, and his subsequent twenty-odd years as a therapist specializing in child abuse and neglect, inform his thirteen novels and two collections of short stories.
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‘We Always Talk About Race’: Navigating Race Talk Dilemmas in the Teaching of Literature

By National Writing Project
In this CoLab, author Ebony Elizabeth Thomas is joined by colleagues Christina Cantrill, Joe Dillon, and Remi Kalir to discuss her article "‘We Always Talk About Race’: Navigating Race Talk Dilemmas in the Teaching of Literature" which was published in Research in the Teaching of English in…
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The Story of a Poem with George Ella Lyon

By National Writing Project
For National Poetry Month, NWP Radio has launched a special limited series called “The Story of a Poem” where we interviewed poets from the NWP Writers Council about their poems, their composing processes, and writers’ craft. This episode features poet and educator George Ella Lyon.
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Julia Torres and #DisruptTexts

By National Writing Project
In this segment from the network, Julia Torres talks with Noah Waspe of the Ohio Writing Project podcast Write Answers about the first steps that teachers might take when introducing literature by BIPOC authors into their teaching.
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The Story of a Poem with Dan Zev Levinson

By National Writing Project
For National Poetry Month, NWP Radio launched a special limited series called “The Story of a Poem” where we interviewed poets from the NWP Writers Council about their poems, their composing processes, and writers’ craft. This episode features Dan Zev Levinson.
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The Story of a Poem with Shirley McPhillips

By National Writing Project
For National Poetry Month, NWP Radio launched a special limited series called “The Story of a Poem” where we interviewed poets from the NWP Writers Council about their poems, their composing processes, and writers’ craft. This episode features Shirley McPhillips.
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The Write Time with Author Matt de la Peña and Educator Aeriale N. Johnson

By National Writing Project
Matt de la Peña is the first author to make his second appearance on The Write Time! Matt is a #1 New York Times bestselling and Newbery Medal-winning author. He has penned six critically acclaimed YA novels, including Mexican WhiteBoy and The Living, which was a Pura Belpré Author Honor…
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The Story of a Poem with H.K. Hummel

By National Writing Project
For National Poetry Month, NWP Radio launched a special limited series called “The Story of a Poem” where we interviewed poets from the NWP Writers Council about their poems, their composing processes, and writers’ craft. This episode features H.K. Hummel.
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The Write Time with Author Ann E. Burg and Educator Amy Bouch

By National Writing Project
Ann E. Burg worked as an English teacher for many years before becoming a full-time writer. Flooded, Requiem for Johnstown is her fourth verse novel published by Scholastic Press.
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The Story of a Poem with t.l. sanders

By National Writing Project
For National Poetry Month, NWP Radio has launched a special limited series called “The Story of a Poem” where we interviewed poets from the NWP Writers Council about their poems, their composing processes, and writers’ craft. This episode features performance professional and poet, t.l.…
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Revealing the Human and the Writer: The Promise of a Humanizing Writing Pedagogy for Black Students

By National Writing Project
In this CoLab, author Latrise P. Johnson is joined by colleagues Joe Dillon, Remi Kalir, and Hillary Walker to discuss her award-winning article "Revealing the Human and the Writer: The Promise of a Humanizing Writing Pedagogy for Black Students" co-written with Hannah Sullivan and published…
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The Story of a Poem with Patrice Vecchione

By National Writing Project
For National Poetry Month, NWP Radio has launched a special limited series called “The Story of a Poem” where we interviewed poets from the NWP Writers Council about their poems, their composing processes, and writers’ craft. This episode features author, poet, artist, and teacher, Patrice…
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Introducing New Pages, the Resources You've Been Looking For

By National Writing Project
Have you scoured the web for writing contests for your students? Have you worried over which publishing opportunities have students’ best interests at heart? Tune in to this show to hear about the resource you’ve been looking for.
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Making and Sharing Our COVID Stories, an NWP Beyond Storytime CoLab

By National Writing Project
After a full year of COVID, and the overlapping pandemics of violence against Black lives and attacks on Democracy, a group of educators and writers come back together at Beyond Storytime CoLab to share and consider what we have made, why we have made it, and the stories these objects carry…
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Brown Girls Dreaming: Adolescent Black Girls' Futuremaking

By National Writing Project
This NWP Radio CoLab features the authors of our March reading for LEARN: Marginal Syllabus. Jennifer Turner and Autumn Griffin, two Black woman literacy scholars, discuss their article and their work learning alongside two adolescents, Tamika and Malia, over a six-year period.
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The Write Time with Author Kwame Alexander and Educator Tyler Jones

By National Writing Project
Kwame Alexander’s newest novel Becoming Muhammad Ali, co-authored with the best-selling novelist, James Patterson, is about the childhood of Cassius Clay, and therefore set in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Americans Who Tell the Truth

By National Writing Project
In this episode of NWP Radio, Rob Shetterly and Connie Carter talk about the role of art in truth-telling, the resources Americans Who Tell the Truth have amassed for educators, and how teachers can get involved in the Samantha Smith Challenge.
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Teaching for a Living Democracy

By National Writing Project
What does it look like, sound like, feel like to teach for a “living democracy”? This episode of NWP Radio features Philadelphia educator Joshua Block talking about his book Teaching for a Living Democracy: Project-Based Learning in the English and History Classroom.
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Adapting Instruction During COVID, An NWP CoLab

By National Writing Project
Our Adapting Instruction series continues with four NWP teachers, working in different contexts and with different designs for virtual and hybrid learning. They will share the tools and strategies they have found most useful in adapting their instruction for young writers.
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Small, Bright Things: Using 100-word Stories in the Language Arts Classroom

By National Writing Project
Join teacher, author, and NWP Writers Council member Kim Culbertson, along with fellow educators, for a dive into 100-word stories.
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The Write Time with Author Gholdy Muhammad and Educator Christopher Rogers

By National Writing Project
This episode of The Write Time features educator and author Dr. Gholnecsar (Gholdy) Muhammad. Dr. Muhammad is an Associate Professor of Language and Literacy at Georgia State University and is the author of the best-selling book, Cultivating Genius: An Equity Model for Culturally and…
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The Write Time with Author Lamar Giles and Educator Kearstin Jacobs

By National Writing Project
In this episode of The Write Time we visit with award-winning author Lamar Giles and middle-school educator Kearstin Jacobs. Lamar writes for teens and adults across multiple genres, with work appearing on many "Best Of" lists every year.
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Student Arguments as Mentor Texts: Four Teachers Discuss Using Essays from the New York Times Learning Network Editorial Contest

By National Writing Project
In the second of two NWP CoLabs with Katherine Schulten of the New York Times Learning Network, four fabulous National Writing Project teachers discuss how their students responded to the editorial contest-winning argument essays.
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Student Argument Writing from the New York Times Learning Network

By National Writing Project
Celebrate powerful student argument writing in this NWP Radio CoLab featuring contest-winning student arguments.
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The Write Time with Author Candace Fleming and Educator Megan Rodney

By National Writing Project
Listen to this interview with award-winning author Candace Fleming and Ohio Writing Project teacher-leader Megan Rodney.
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Introducing Two New Native Anthologies: The Diné Reader and Wet

By National Writing Project
NWP leader Michael Thompson and his wife Tina Deschenie join us on NWP Radio to share two new anthologies they’ve contributed to this year. Join us for an intimate conversation and powerful poetry.
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How We Invest: Connecting Pensions and Thriving Schools

By National Writing Project
On this episode we will talk about why and how working educators should take a more active role in thinking about retirement funding. Listen in to a conversation about the relationship between underfunded pensions and school quality and climate.
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Exploring the World through Geo-Inquiry and Writing

By National Writing Project
Join Writing Project colleagues and educators associated with the National Geographic Educator Network to learn about the Geo-Inquiry process developed to support students in developing the skills, knowledge, and tools of a geographer and provide pathways for investigating, understanding,…
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SIFTing Through Trends in Election Misinformation: An NWP CoLab with Mike Caulfield

By National Writing Project
Mike Caulfield and NWP teacher-leaders using the SIFT curriculum approach have had their eyes out for electoral misinformation. See this wrap-up of Mike’s October look at electoral misinformation and find resources for better information for your students.
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Ready, Set, Go! It's Time for NaNoWriMo

By National Writing Project
Check out this NWP CoLab with National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) Program Director Marya Brennan and high-school teacher Sean Krazit for an orientation to NaNoWriMo, tips and strategies for making it work in the classroom or online, and pointers to resource collections covering…
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The Write Time with Authors Jacob Kramer and K-Fai Steele along with Educator Sheryl Block

By National Writing Project
Join us for a discussion with wonderful author-illustrators Jacob Kramer and K-Fai Steele, along with Louisville Writing Project teacher-leader Sheryl Block.
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KC Storytellers: Stories Around the Campfire

By National Writing Project
We're thrilled to feature four outstanding youth from KC Storytellers, a project led by the Greater Kansas City Writing Project that unites communities through student stories—part of Write Out 2020.
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Creating Writing Marathons in Our Classrooms, Parks, and Beyond

By National Writing Project
Join Morehead Writing Project teachers and National Park Service colleagues for this discussion about the possibilities and details on how to design your writing marathon.
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The Write Time with Author/Illustrator Jerry Craft and Student/Actor Dereje Tarrant

By National Writing Project
In this episode of The Write Time, we visit with author/illustrator Jerry Craft and eighth-grade student, Dereje Tarrant.
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Play Is an Essential: An NWP CoLab with Playworks

By National Writing Project
As schools work through reopening plans and teachers reframe curricula for hybrid learning and policy-makers talk of "learning loss," it might be easy to forget the impact of the pandemic on children's opportunity to play and to learn through play.
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Between the Commas: A Conversation with Martin Brandt

By National Writing Project
In this episode we discuss Martin's book, instructional strategies from the book, how he has developed as a teacher over the last 30 years, and teaching writing in general.
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Building Community Online Through Intentionally Equitable Hospitality, An NWP CoLab

By National Writing Project
Some of the educator-founders of Equity Unbound introduce us to the collection and provide advice for creating strong learning communities in online settings.
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Rise Up and Write Reaches Around the World

By National Writing Project
Join guests Sadaf Kahn and Bryn Orum for a discussion about how they have used GMWP’s Rise Up and Write curriculum in schools and summer camps from Madison, Wisconsin, to Lahore, Pakistan. Hear stories of young people around the world using writing to effect change in the places they live in…
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Designing for Connection and Community in the Online Writing Classroom, An NWP CoLab

By National Writing Project
Hear from these educators on how they are creating trusting, mutual connections with their students and forming productive and supportive writing communities online.
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The Write Time with Author Kim Johnson and Educator Synthia Shelby

By National Writing Project
We are honored to feature three debut Penguin Random House authors for a special back-to-school series of The Write Time. For our third and final episode of this mini-series, we will visit with author Kim Johnson and educator Synthia Shelby will be leading the discussion.
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The Write Time with Author Ger Duany and Educator William King

By National Writing Project
As part of a special back-to-school series of The Write Time, we visited with three debut Penguin Random House authors. For our second episode we visit with author Ger Duany and educator William King leads the discussion.
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Writing Can Change Everything

By National Writing Project
Tune in to this episode of NWP Radio on September 3, 2020 and listen to Shelbie, Sarah Bonner, Tracei Willis, and Joe Pizzo talk about their classrooms and the power of writing to build community, support inquiry, and convey sympathy.
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What is Necessary? with Jessyca Mathews

By National Writing Project
In this 20-minute interview Jessyca Mathews, recent Michigan Region 5 Teacher of the Year and a teacher-leader with the Red Cedar Writing Project, reflects on working with her students this past spring to surface "what really is necessary" to support their writing and learning.
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Imagining the Connected Possibilities with Robert Rivera-Amezola

By National Writing Project
In this 19-minute interview, Digital Literacy Instructor Robert Rivera-Amezola discusses insights that came from watching students chat with each other online during non-teacher directed time.
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Teaching Writing, Not Just Assigning with Beth Rimer

By National Writing Project
In this interview, composition instructor Beth Rimer describes the ways to build community and give students choices while also helping them learn to make choices.
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The Write Time with Author Candice Iloh and Educator Sharonica Nelson

By National Writing Project
We are honored to feature three debut Penguin Random House authors for a special back-to-school series of The Write Time. For our first episode we will visit with author Candice Iloh and educator Sharonica Nelson will be leading the discussion.
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Beyond Storytime, An NWP CoLab—Creating a Picture Book as a Community of Collaborators

By National Writing Project
This CoLab features Writing Project colleagues—author-educator Ruth Devlin, artist-illustrator-educator Rebeca Garcia-Gonzalez, and editor Amy Bauman—sharing their story of collaborating from a distance in the creation of a picture book: Ants: Across, Around, and Through.
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Manageable Online Teaching with the KonMari Approach—An NWP CoLab with Deanna Mascle

By National Writing Project
Join us for another NWP CoLab where we'll further explore online instruction, specifically how to make it manageable for both students and teachers. Our featured guest is Deanna Mascle, an Instructor of English at Morehead State University in Kentucky, and the director of the Morehead…
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What's the Buzz About Hyperdocs? A Visit with Jeremy Hyler

By National Writing Project
In this 29-minute episode, Jeremy Hyler, middle school teacher, member of the Chippewa River Writing Project, and Hyperdoc fan, explains why he finds the Hyperdoc a useful tool for online, remote, and hyper-flexible teaching.
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Beyond Storytime, An NWP CoLab—Awesome Author Visits when Everyone is on Zoom

By National Writing Project
This Beyond Storytime NWP CoLab features Kentucky educator Sandra Hogue and author-illustrators K-Fai Steele, Gordon C. James, Aram Kim, and Kyle Lukoff.
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Becoming Anti-Racist English Teachers: Taking Action Steps

By National Writing Project
How can middle and high school English Language Arts (ELA) teachers work towards becoming anti-racist educators? Michelle Falter, Chandra Alston, and Crystal Chen Lee, former English teachers and current ELA teacher educators at North Carolina State University, share actionable steps and…
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Libraries as Partners in the Year Ahead: A Conversation with Bud Hunt

By National Writing Project
In this short NWP Radio episode, CSUWP Teacher-Consultant Bud Hunt, now a library administrator, describes how libraries can assist (and want to assist) teachers in the school year ahead.
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Making Middle School: a conversation with the authors

By National Writing Project
Can making and tinkering help us manage an uncertain return to school? We talk with Steve Fulton and Cindy Urbanski, both of the UNC Charlotte Writing Project, about their new book, Making Middle School: Cultivating Critical Literacy and Interdisciplinary Learning in Maker Spaces.
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The Write Time with Author Erin Stewart and Educator Esther Theodore

By National Writing Project
For this episode of The Write Time, we visit with author Erin Stewart. Erin uses her background in journalism to research and write fiction based on real life and her debut novel is Scars Like Wings.
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Being Heard: Students Presenting Live to State Senators on Local Issues—Part 7 of The Nebraska Experience

By Robert Brooke
The final episode of our seven-part series, The Nebraska Experience, explores an approach to teaching argument writing that involves students in researching local issues and presenting advocacy writing live to legislators at the state capitol.
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Writing the River: Nebraska Writing Project and Niobrara Scenic River Partnership—Part 6 of The Nebraska Experience

By Robert Brooke
Hear about a new partnership between the National Park Service and the Nebraska Writing Project that is under development and moving toward a planned river float for area high school students to allow them to experience the Niobrara River in a way they may not have done in the past.
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Bare Bones: Place-Based Teaching Through the Stories of Agate Fossil Beds National Monument—Part 5 of The Nebraska Experience

By Robert Brooke
Part five of The Nebraska Experience gives an outline of the initial work between the Nebraska Writing Project and Agate Fossil Beds National Monument and examines the rich place-based teaching that occurred in this partnership.
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Place-Conscious Experiential Writing for Students and Teachers: Part 4 of the Nebraska Experience

By Robert Brooke
Learn about a partnership between the Nebraska Writing Project and Homestead National Monument that used place-based writing to give students a greater appreciation of place, writing, history, and the Homestead Act.
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Blending Place-Based Education and C3WP in Rural Nebraska: A Focus on Civil Discourse—Part 3 of The Nebraska Experience

By Robert Brooke
Part 3 of The Nebraska Experience focuses on Nebraska Writing Project co-director Melissa Legate’s pedagogical work to blend a place-based study of rural population decline with NWP's College, Career, and Community Writers Program (C3WP).
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We Are All Immigrants: Part 2 of The Nebraska Experience

By Robert Brooke
In this episode of the Nebraska Experience, listeners will learn about an 8-week project that focused on immigration issues in Lincoln, Nebraska, grounded in the historical study of the Homestead Act as a “first wave” of immigration in Nebraska, students’ first-person accounts of recent…
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Basics of Place-Conscious Education: Part 1 of The Nebraska Experience

By Robert Brooke
This episode of the 4-part audio series on place-conscious education produced by the Nebraska Writing Project introduces the basic concepts of place-conscious education and frames the series of examples that are featured in the remaining episodes.
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The Write Time with Author Torrey Maldonado and Educator Rosanne Orta

By National Writing Project
Torrey Maldonado is the author of the critically acclaimed books What Lane?Tight, and Secret Saturdays. He was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY where he still lives and teaches today.
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The Write Time with Author Laurie Halse Anderson and Educator Rebecca Marsick

By National Writing Project
In this episode of The Write Time we are honored to have Laurie Halse Anderson join us to discuss writing, learning, and life. She is the author of Speak, Prom, Twisted, Catalyst, Wintergirls, The Impossible Knife of Memory, and more.
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The Write Time with Jarred Amato and Sean Astle

By National Writing Project
In this episode of The Write Time, Jarred Amato the co-founder of Project LIT is interviewed by Connecticut English teacher Sean Astle.
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The Write Time with Authors Marie Lu and Rose Brock and Educator Amanda Haugen

By National Writing Project
This episode of The Write Time features New York Times bestselling author Marie Lu along with teacher-author Rose Brock and Florida educator Amanda Haugen.
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The Write Time with Author Jeff Zentner and Educator Dr. Susan Densmore-James

By National Writing Project
Jeff Zentner, author of The Serpent King, Goodbye Days, and Rayne and Delilah's Midnite Matinee, talks writing and learning with Dr. Susan Densmore-James the director of the Emerald Coast Writing Project.
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The Write Time with Author Erika Sánchez and Educator Janelle Q. Bence

By National Writing Project
National Writing Project teacher-leader Janelle Q. Bence interviews New York Times Best-selling author Erika Sánchez in our special NWP Radio series, The Write Time.
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Writing to Make an Impact

By National Writing Project
Join NWP Radio for a visit with Sandra Murphy and Mary Ann Smith, authors of Writing to Make an Impact: Expanding the Vision of Writing in the Secondary Classroom.
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The Write Time with Author Matt de la Peña and Educator Tracey Flores

By National Writing Project
In this episode of The Write Time at NWP Radio, we're pleased to host a discussion with author Matt de la Peña and NWP teacher-leader Tracey Flores.
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The Write Time with Author Nic Stone and Educator Kim Herzog

By National Writing Project
In this episode of our special NWP Radio series "The Write Time," we feature author Nic Stone, an Atlanta native and Spelman College graduate, and Connecticut educator Kim Herzog, a member of CWP-Fairfield.
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Stepping Forward with Gene Luen Yang

By National Writing Project
Kids are home. Teachers are home. Parents are home. We thought it would be a perfect opportunity to #StepForward with an incredible new young adult novel from Gene Luen Yang.
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Marginal Syllabus (May)—Performative Youth: The Literacy Possibilities of De-essentializing Adolescence

By National Writing Project
What is possible when youth are asked to engage in the discourse about what is meant by “adolescence”? Our May reading for Marginal Syllabus describes what happens when educators and youth partner together to explore historically situated views of adolescence.
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Story Matters: An Interview with Author Liz Prather

By National Writing Project
Join us for an interview with Liz Prather, teacher-consultant at the Morehead State Writing Project, and author of Story Matters. We’ll talk about why narrative matters, how it works in informational and argumentative writing, and how to support students to write it better.
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Trauma Informed Literacy Instruction

By National Writing Project
Join us for a conversation with educator-authors Richard Koch and Elizabeth Dutro for a discussion about literacy teaching that is informed by and mindful of the stress and trauma in all of our lives.
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LEARN Marginal Syllabus (March)—“Untold Stories”: Cultivating Consequential Writing with a Black Male Student through Metaphor

By National Writing Project
Learn about one teacher's pedagogical approach to literacy, writing, and metaphor that can help others foster consequential writing with students.
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The Art of Encounter in Teaching and Learning

By National Writing Project
Join NWP Radio to learn about NCTE’s Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning (AEPL) and their annual conference. AEPL is for educators interested in "exploring the boundaries of teaching and learning beyond traditional disciplines and methodologies." Some areas of exploration include…
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LEARN Marginal Syllabus (February)—Praisesongs of Place: Youth Envisioning Space and Place

By National Writing Project
Our February reading for Marginal Syllabus explores the multiliteracies among youth of color who constructed tributes to the city of Detroit and envisioned strengths in their communities.
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LEARN Marginal Syllabus (January)—Revising Resistance: A Step Toward Student-Centered Activism

By National Writing Project
Our January reading for LEARN Marginal Syllabus recounts how Alex Corbitt, the author and former middle school educator, employed “radically student-centered” pedagogy as part of a teen activism course.
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Planning Powerful Instruction

By National Writing Project
Join host Tanya Baker for a conversation with Jeff Wilhelm, Rachel Bear, and Adam Fachler, the authors of Planning Powerful Instruction.
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Science in the Park

By National Writing Project
Join host Christina Cantrill for a discussion with participants of Science in the Park, a project that brought NWP teachers and NPS park rangers together to plan and implement programming that welcomes young people and their families into national parks to play with and learn science…
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Marginal Syllabus 2019-20 (November)—Whiteness is a White Problem: Whiteness in English Education

By National Writing Project
FROM THE BLOG: Author Samuel Jaye Tanner joins NWP Radio to talk about his article, "Whiteness is a White Problem: Whiteness in English Education."
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Advocating for Teachers and Students Through Collaborative Lesson Study

By National Writing Project
"Lesson Study keeps the power for change in teachers’ hands. As a sustainable cycle for growth, it empowers teachers as they respond to the varied needs of learners. It is professional learning that treats teachers as professionals."
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Action Research for English Language Arts Teachers

By National Writing Project
<em>Action Research for English Language Arts Teachers</em> by Mary Buckelew and Janice Ewing was inspired by colleagues and students, and began with their local Writing Project site's blog. Listen to our discussion with them on NWP Radio.
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Write Out 2019: Explore, Create, Connect

By National Writing Project
Listen in as our guests introduce us to Write Out 2019—what it is, where it takes place, what to expect, and how you can participate throughout this unique two-week experience that runs October 13-27.
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