Creating Spaces for Study and Action Under the Social Justice Umbrella
How can we continue to read challenging work together? At the UCLA Writing Project, teachers’ interest in diving into social justice reading led them to create their study group model, a model that works equally well in a Writing Project site’s continuity program or in a district’s PLC program. Read about their work in their Continuity Series monograph, Creating Spaces for Study and Action Under the Social Justice Umbrella.Read more
How Geeky Is Your Book Club?
Teacher leaders looking for opportunities to engage with new professional literature online, either personally or with colleagues in a study group, might find the Marginal Syllabus, a monthly online joint reading project, a useful support structure. “How Geeky Is Your Book Club?” describes the genesis of the Marginal Syllabus and points to ways for teacher-leaders to get involved or visit its archives.Read more
Books + Talk + Teachers = NWP Radio
What shall we read? It’s always the question! Since 2010, NWP Radio has been a source of information and perspectives from scholars and educators across the NWP network. Many NWP Radio episodes feature conversations with educator-authors about their new books, making the NWP Radio archive an excellent source of ideas for new reading experiences at local Writing Project sites. “Books + Talk + Teachers = NWP Radio” explains how to search the archive for radio episodes that feature discussions of new books and research.Read more