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Writing for Change

Writing for Change was a concept created by the San Diego Area Writing Project that started by bringing together teachers, students and technology together to create a writing experience based on the overarching belief that words create and inspire social justice.
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Teaching Democracy Across the Curriculum

Educators from the Boise State Writing Project studied together and created units of study across the curriculum that give students opportunities to be citizen historians.
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For the Sake of Argument: Teaching Evidence-Based Writing

By Linda Friedrich, Rachel Bear, and Tom Fox
The instructional resources contained in this article are designed to develop specific argument skills and include text sets that represent multiple perspectives on a topic. The resources also emphasize iterative reading and writing practices, the recursive development of claims, organizing…
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Teachers Writing for Civic Engagement

Based on an interest in better supporting youth writing for civic engagement, teachers of the Chicago Area Writing Project brought a focus on empowering teachers to create and share their own writing to make a social impact within and beyond their classrooms.
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Voices in Our Classrooms and Communities

This project engaged local teachers and students in the creation of educational resources highlighting Flint’s history through a partnership with a local museum.
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Supporting Place-Based Student Inquiry in Tulsa, Oklahoma

This project shed light on the tragic and often overlooked history of the Tulsa Race Massacre by engaging hundreds of students in studying this period and then creating artifacts and displays to showcase what they uncovered.
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Creating Spaces of Refuge, Learning, and Leadership for Students

Writing Boston's Future engaged the local community with the Museum as a site for public education. Partners share how they designed a youth-centered approach alongside a reparative, liberatory justice framework.
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Teachers Writing for Civic Engagement

By Teachers of the Chicago Area Writing Project
A guide for beginning or restarting a writing practice for teachers created by teachers of the Chicago Area Writing Project. Includes small and low-tech writing tasks that build over time along with examples to mentor and inspire.
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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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