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COVID Poetry: How a New Genre is Helping Readers to Comprehend the Pandemic

By Marcello Giovanelli
Marcello Giovanelli, a Reader in Literary Linguistics at Aston University, has looked at the power of poetry to help a wide range of people in the UK, few of them poets, make sense of the pandemic. He wonders, is there a space for COVID poetry to play an important role in education as the…
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Wikipedia at 22

By Tamar Carroll and Lara Nicosia
Writing and editing Wikipedia entries is an excellent task for older writers who are pursuing specialized knowledge. In this piece, the authors describe a rationale and process for their college-aged writers to participate in Women's History Month by adding to and editing entries on women.…
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Teaching Writing to Support Social & Emotional Learning

By Jessica Early, Carla Truman
The Covid-19 Pandemic impacted everyday life and transformed the way we work, teach, and learn, and the way we interact with family, friends, and strangers. It's not surprising that it impacted how we teach writing too. In this blog, the authors examine what teachers learned about teaching…
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Intersections: A Short History of an Innovative Collaboration

In 2011, Dr. Mark St. John of Inverness Research brought together Dr. Judy Buchanan from the National Writing Project and Bud Rock and Margaret Glass from the Association of Science-Technology Centers to brainstorm ways in which these two large, far-reaching networks might work together.
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A Different Kind of Field Trip

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.
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(Re)Defining Youth Space: Adolescents “Reading” a Place

By Molly Buckley-Marudas & Nadia Dabydeen, Cleveland State University and The City is Our Campus Team Members
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Writing As Threat (On Elizabeth Acevedo and Writing)

By José Vilson
In this blog post, José Vilson reflects on the journey teachers like himself must take to truly see themselves as writers.
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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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Write Out Into the Winter Holidays

Even though the sun stays a bit lower and leaves us more quickly during the winter months, that doesn’t mean that we can’t spend time outdoors and do some writing. Here are a few cool activities that we saw during Write Out 2022 that you might want to try with your family and friends over…
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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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