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30 Ideas for Teaching Writing

By National Writing Project
30 Ideas for Teaching Writing offers successful strategies contributed by experienced Writing Project teachers. Although originally published to celebrate the National Writing Project's 30th anniversary in 2004, readers can still benefit from this variety of eclectic, classroom-tested…
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Incorporating Multigenre Writing in the Social Studies Classroom

By Kari Scheidel
Noting the gap between the level of sophistication of her students’ writing in writing workshop and in social studies, teacher Kari Scheidel reflected upon her teaching practice, asking “How do I use writing effectively in social studies?" and "How do I find time for it?” In this article she…
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Real World History: Six Videos that Model and Inspire

Looking for ways to involve high-school students in using historical tools to craft arguments and make personal connections to current issues? These six short NWP-produced videos spotlight Cosby Hunt’s Real World History program, one of the 2014 LRNG Innovators Challenge grantees. Real World…
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Linda Christensen: Social Justice, Teaching Writing, and Teaching Teachers

By Pamela Morgan
Linda Christensen’s work is a great starting point and resource for anyone looking to integrate teaching for social justice into the classroom or designing/facilitating a professional learning experience focused on social justice and equity. Included with the article is a brief video…
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A Fourth Grade Service Learning Project Engages English Learners

By Robert Rivera-Amezola
In this video, a teacher of fourth-grade English learners describes how he integrated service learning and digital literacy in a civic engagement project. They used "My Voice," a service-learning framework, as a guide to choose a project about water conservation and pollution. The teacher…
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Double the Work: Challenges and Solutions to Acquiring Language and Academic Literacy for Adolescent English Language Learners

This 2007 report by the Carnegie Foundation and the Center for Applied Linguistics identifies challenges faced by adolescent ELs in meeting grade-level academic expectations. It also provides recommendations for teacher education, educational research, school administrators and policy…
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An LGBTQIA+ Bibliography for High-School Teachers

This short list of LGBTQIA+ books can be used when selecting texts to read as a teacher-inquiry group or to use with students in a high-school classroom. Annotated descriptions are included for each book along with other suggested book pairings.
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Write Now Teacher Studio

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Where teachers write, share, and talk shop about writing and the teaching of writing

Hosted by the National Writing Project, the Write Now Teacher Studio is an open, online community of educators for educators. It’s a place to write together, examine our teaching, create and refine curricula, and work toward ever more effective and equitable practices to create confident, creative, and critical thinkers and writers in our classrooms and courses.

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