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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.

On-Demand Episodes

Join us as we talk with Roy Fox, author of "Facing the Sky: Composing through Trauma in Word and Image".

Explore the complexities of Middle School Reform with Cynthia Urbanski, author of Untangling Urban Middle School Reform. Urbanski tells the story of writing project professional development at Rosa Parks Middle School by looking at... more

Focused on the teaching and learning of argumentative writing in grades 9-12, Teaching and Learning Argumentative Writing in High School English Language Arts Classrooms offers a new perspective, a set of principled practices,... more

Two hundred years after Mary Shelley came up with the vision for the story that would become Frankenstein, Arizona State University (ASU), National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), Chabot Space and Science Center and Creative... more

Join us as we speak with writing project directors, classroom teachers and museum educators about the power of partnering formal and informal educators to think together about teaching and learning at the intersections of science and... more

Facing History and Ourselves sponsors Facing History Together contests to offer educators, students, and Facing History alumni the opportunity to tell stories, bring ideas to life, and build conversations about the issues that matter most - and... more

How can teachers integrate inquiry-based research approaches with digital reading and writing in the classroom? This is the question that Dawn Reed and Troy Hicks explore in their 2016 book, Research Writing Rewired: Lessons that... more

Over the last couple of months, Writing Project colleagues have been thinking about the opportunity of Letters to the Next President 2.0 (letters2president.org) to support youth civic participation and connected learning/writing in the context of... more

The Common Core and C3 Framework emphasize literacy and inquiry in social studies but do not offer resources to achieve these goals. Join us and the authors of "Reading, Thinking, And Writing About History: Teaching Argument... more

This Spring, as part of NWP's College-Ready Writers Program (CRWP), educators from across the country participated in an online version of a lesson study focused on two of CRWP's mini-units. Join us for a conversation with educators who... more