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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 in conversation with leaders from Red Clay Writing Project and Deep Center, recipient of the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award. We will talk about Deep Center's work to address the detrimental effects... more

One of leaders in the fight against global illiteracy is a teenager, and she believes every kid has a story to tell. Join us for a conversation with with Katie Eder, founder of Kids Tales , and one of the International Literacy Association's... more

Many educators feel caught between mandates to meet literacy standards and a desire to respond to individual students' interests, skills, and challenges. Teaching Outside the Box but Inside the Standards: Making Room for Dialogue illustrates... more

Digital Learning Day is a national campaign that celebrates educators and shines a spotlight on successful instructional practice and effective use of technology in-and-out of classrooms throughout the country. Join us on this episode of NWP... more

What is a leader at an NWP site? Why? When? How so? How can we make explicit what is the path to leadership in the National Writing Project, to ourselves and to those outside our network, looking for a way in. Join three NWP... more

The YOUmedia Learning Lab Network is a national, growing network of libraries, museums, and community centers dedicated to rethinking youth education. That includes implementing the "Mentor Model" where near-peer... more

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... more

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