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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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Beyond the Storytime Livestream, Livestream

With schools closed for shelter-in-place, NWP Writers Council members, teachers, and children’s book authors and illustrators came together to rethink the stand-alone storytime and the traditional “author visit.”
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Beyond Storytime: Sharing Works-in-Progress to Support Young Writers in Understanding Authors’ Craft

Listen to this conversation between children's book authors and illustrators Shanda McCloskey, K-Fai Steele, Mika Song, and Ana Aranda along with Texas educator and NWP teacher-leader Katie McKay.
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Let 'Em Shine ~ Elevating PBL

By Angela Stokes
A year-long project-based learning project called Let It Shine which connected students across three high schools to ask questions surrounding local monuments and their stories.
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Lessons in Linked Learning and Maker Education from the Wonder Workshop

By Paula Mitchell
Teachers at Grass Valley Elementary engage young people in exploring their interests and found that Project Based Learning with a focus on Maker Education increased student engagement and empowerment. Included are examples of student work, links to Maker kits, prompts, and templates.
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Seize Your Future: Career Passion Projects

By Kelly Guilfoil
Educators in the Lake Stevens School District in Washington give students the chance to earn failed credits over a three week program by pairing project-based learning with students’ own career ambitions. Included are samples of student work and PBL student surveys.
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Reading Together at NWP Sites and Beyond

How do we keep our reading lists fresh and responsive to the interests and needs of the community of educators. This collection contains strategies and reflections from NWP leaders about selecting reading for the Invitational Leadership Institute, study groups, and personal journeys.
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NWP Badges

Through its local Writing Project sites and national programs, NWP awards badges to recognize educators’ various skills and accomplishments connected to Writing Project work. This collection identifies and explains currently open badges that Writing Project sites can award and/or…
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NWP Collaborator Badge: Public Criteria

The National Writing Project’s Collaborator Badge indicates that the recipient has completed work as part of a leadership program at a local Writing Project site or through an initiative of the National Writing Project and is recognized as an teacher-leader with experience in collaboration…
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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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