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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

Each year, five National Student Poets are chosen from a pool of outstanding writers, grades 9-11, who have received a national Scholastic Art & Writing Award for poetry. Help us celebrate National Poetry Month with a conversation... more

Join us for an interview with Shirley McPhillips, author of Poem Central: Word Journeys with Readers and Writers. Shirley will discuss her life in and with poetry, and her work with youth as readers and makers of poems. *We are re-airing... more

Join co-directors and teacher-consultants from the Columbus Area Writing Project for a discussion on their work with the Children's Poetry StoryBox Project . Working alongside former children's poet laureate, J. Patrick Lewis, Kevin Cordi,... more

Join writing project leaders to hear about their family academic literacy projects as part of the Writing Our Future Initiative. This work has been taking place in high-needs schools around the country, providing welcome support and... more

This show will introduce participants to the 21st Annual Summer Conference of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning, a consortium for attuning to service to better humankind, by reviewing the pedagogy and theory of James... more

Join organizers and participants in the Book Thief book study group, a MOOC hosted by the San Diego Area Writing Project. Hear why participants and organizers believe MOOCs work, why they are interested in ?making,? and how... more

NWP is a coalition partner of Future Ready, an initiative by the US Department of Education and the Alliance for Excellent Education. But what does it mean to be "Future Ready" for your site and school communities? This NWP Radio episode... more

On this episode of NWP Radio we will preview plans for the NWP Spring Meeting in Washington, DC, March 25 - 27 which include a focus on how teachers in the NWP network embody leadership in their classrooms and schools and through... more

Join us for a show from the NWP Radio archives: a conversation with Kimberly Hill Campbell and Kristi Latimer, authors of Beyond the Five-Paragraph Essay . These authors claim, "If we want our students to be more engaged,... more

Teacher, writing project co-director, and storyteller Kevin Cordi talks to us about the value of play in creating stories.