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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 <a href="" target="_blank">Peter Docker</a>, former member of the Royal Air Force, about his new book <a href="" target="_blank"><em>Leading…
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What if You Crave Books but Your Library is Closed?

We and our students might be craving books while we're home but without the resources to drop lots of cash at Amazon or iBooks or Barnes & Noble. What we want is that magical institution which is a library, of course. But what if your library is closed? If you have internet access and a…
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Youth Writing Camp - Manuscript Day

By Janet Neyer
Thinking of developing a youth program? Looking for creative ideas to recruit more young writers to your summer camp offerings? If so, then this blog post describing an exciting one-day free youth event the Chippewa River Writing Project (CRWP) hosted could be the spark you need. This…
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Short and Meaningful Programming: Expanding the Work and Reach of the Site

By Meg Petersen and Valerie Combie
You're a teacher, not a small business owner? Yes, that is true, but running a Writing Project site and/or developing writing project programming requires an entreprenureial spirit and approach. With that in mind, this collection offers a glimpse into several ways sites have developed…
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Redesigning the Summer Institute

The first NWP Invitational Summer Institute in 1974 established a model professional development experience, the basic principles and elements of which have been sustained at local writing project sites over the decades since. But even the best program design invites constant evaluation and…
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Planning for Young Writers Camps

Many writing project sites count on young authors' camps to reach out to the community and bring in revenue. This resource is a planning tool that illustrates how the Fox Valley Writing Project thought through the decisions involved in launching a summer youth camp. Those looking to expand,…
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What Does Teacher Leadership Look Like at Writing Project Sites? (NWP Radio)

This hour-long radio episode features several NWP sites whose TCs discuss their experiences as leaders of site programs, leadership teams, and professional development. This resource may be useful for individuals and groups who are exploring models of teacher leadership and ways to support…
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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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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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