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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 the National Writing Project and over 200 local writing project sites across the country welcome new Teacher Consultants (TCs) as members of the site’s community of professional educators. This episode of NWP Blogtalk Radio... more

The Holocaust Educators Network (HEN) conducts an annual summer institute that looks at how carefully designed reading and writing activities can help young people deal with challenging material. We'll visit with teachers who just... more

We are halfway through the NWP Summer Institute season, so what better time to check in with writing project sites through their work in the NWP e-Anthology. We'll be visiting with members of the e-Team to hear what trends and delights... more

During the first year of President Obama's administration, the Department of Education, led by Secretary Arne Duncan, embarked on a "listening tour" of America to surface ideas about education and reform. But many educators have... more

We'll be airing this segment on teachers as researchers later during one of our regular Thursday broadcasts.

The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, a nonprofit organization, identifies teenagers with exceptional artistic and literary talent and brings their remarkable work to a national audience through The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.... more

As we in the NWP look forward to a long weekend, perhaps with some time for writing, reflection, and travel, what better time to talk about the writing marathon. The writing marathon in its many forms celebrates all three of these... more

In this episode of NWP Radio we invite you to join a discussion among NWP site leaders about approaches to planning for work in schools in the current climate. What do they see as key issues in their regions or across the network? How are... more

NWP Radio will be visiting with members of the Urban Sites Network Leadership Team and educators from the Oregon Writing Project at Lewis and Clark College as they prepare to host the Urban Sites Conference in Portland, OR,... more

We have long argued that writing and reflecting on writing are at the very core of our Summer Institute model. But what does that mean in practice? In this episode of NWP Radio, site leaders talk about how they are thinking about writing in... more