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Teachers Writing for Civic Engagement

By Teachers of the Chicago Area Writing Project
Funded by a Building A More Perfect Union grant from The National Writing Project via The National Endowment for the Humanities’ Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan.
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Have Students Set Their Own Writing Goals

For teachers, it's vital to guide students in setting their own writing goals, promoting independence and self-reliance. Strategies like vision boards, goal-setting journals, and one-on-one conferences foster engagement and higher achievement in writing. Supporting individual goals alongside…
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Four Fresh Ways of Looking at the Bell Ringer

The 'bell ringer' is one of the most common pedagogical tools. In this resource, Tanya Baker investigates ideas from the blog Metawriting by Morehead Writing Project director Deanna Mascle (aka the writing evangelist). Deanna believes everyone is and should be a writer, and her use of bell…
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Foster a "culture of creativity" with these 826 Digital Resources

By 826 National
This holiday season, explore curated lessons from 826 Digital that spark creativity in young writers and their teachers.
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Rethinking Field Trips

In San Diego, teachers and museum educators joined forces to create a new model for museum field trips—one that pleased students, teachers, and museum curators alike. Read this post to learn about their different kind of field trip and to access field trip resources.
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The Writer’s Memo

A writer’s memo helps to shift the responsibility for the writer’s growth from the teacher to the writer themself, promoting self-reliance, independence, and autonomy.
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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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