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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

Join us for an interview with Amy Clark, director of the Appalachian Writing Project and co-editor of Talking Appalachian: Voice Identity and Community for a conversation about language, identity and learning. With contributions from... more

Join writing project colleagues live from the Family Academic Literacy Project Design Institute in Memphis, Tennessee. We'll discuss ideas and plans for improving young English Learners' academic literacy learning through the... more

Join us for an interview with Jeff Wilhelm, Michael Smith, and Deborah Appleman as they discuss Uncommon Core, their book about the misunderstandings surrounding "standards-aligned" instruction, and strategies for avoiding them in... more

Join NWP radio for a conversation with Terri McAvoy, Prairie Lands Writing Project, and Beth Rimer, Ohio Writing Project, who will explore formative assessment as a way to guide professional development, drawing on their new... more

Join us to take an in-depth look at one preservice teacher program and its use of teacher research as a way of inducting new teachers into the profession.

Join us for a conversation with teacher-consultants at several Writing Project sites talking about their experiences as leaders of site programs, leadership teams, and professional development. We will explore their contributions and why they are... more

Summer means vacation for some. But for many others, it marks a time of making, playing, and connecting. Beginning this June, educators around the country and the world will be taking part in A Summer to Make, Play, and... more

The inaugural NWP Radio show in 2010 focused on this question. Now, four years later, we will again ask NWP site leaders to talk about what their sites are reading together in Summer Institutes around the country. We will also take up... more

Teaching in the Connected Learning Classroom—an exciting, new ebook edited and curated by a group of National Writing Project educators—was published in March 2014 by the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub. The... more

This broadcast will feature leaders from the Illinois Writing Project, hosts of the USN Conference in Chicago, Illinois on April 25-26, 2014. These leaders will provide an outline of events and a preview of opportunities for learning and... more