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These radio programs are provided as an information resource to leaders of National Writing Project sites and anyone interested in teaching, learning, and composing practices. To learn more about the National Writing Project, visit www.nwp.org.

Upcoming Broadcasts

Join us for a conversation with English teacher Diane Williams and the students behind Nyumbani, a collaborative writing project, that uses poetry and theater performance pieces to raise awareness of the challenges refugee teens face in their Boise community. They will talk about the genesis of the Anser Junior High Story, Human, Home Refugee Project, the poetry book that was published to share refugees' stories and the play they wrote and performed to promote cultural understanding.
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On-Demand Episodes

How can we promote personal reflection and growth in our professional practice, collaboration with colleagues, and in our classrooms with students? Join us for a talk about the Pose, Wobble, Flow Framework and how it can be used... more

In 2014 the first of three LRNG Innovators Challenge grants were awarded to a range of educators across the country in support of designing interest-driven and production-centered opportunities for youth. Sponsored in partnership with the... more

For this year's National Day on Writing (NDOW) on October 20 we will focus on the what, how, and why of writing and we are asking people in our community to share their writing life by posting on social media with the hashtag #whyiwrite.... more

What uncommonly good ideas for teaching writing are supported by the ELA Common Core State Standards? Join us for a rebroadcast of our talk with Sandra Murphy and Mary Ann Smith, authors of the book, Uncommonly Good Ideas:... more

Join a panel of teacher-leaders from NWP's College-Ready Writers Program who will talk about how they integrate regular—often informal—opportunities for their middle and high school students to... more

What uncommonly good ideas for teaching writing are supported by the ELA Common Core State Standards? Join us to talk about research-based best practices, including practices that ease students from one kind of writing... more

Once intent on being good to people, Jane Addams later dedicated herself to the idea of being good with people, establishing mutually-responsive and reciprocal relationships with those she served at Hull House. The essays in Jane Addams... more

Kwame Alexander is an American writer of poetry and children's fiction. His book, The Crossover, won the 2015 Newbery Medal recognizing the year's "most distinguished contribution to American literature for children." Bryan Ripley... more

On this show, we will talk to guests from the St. Paul Public Library, the Science Museum of Virginia, and Museum of Fine Arts Houston about the YOUmedia Network and how it's changed staff and teen learning in their spaces. The... more

Join the College-Ready Writing Program Leadership Team live from the group's Summer Partnership Institute in St. Louis as they share resources for teaching argument writing from non-fiction texts that have engaged secondary students... more