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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

When teacher leaders at a National Writing Project site and like-minded park rangers from a nearby National Park collaborate to develop youth programs, deep learning happens. Join us for an engaging conversation with four teams who have partnered to develop meaningful opportunities for young people as they reshape their relationship to place through writing in historic sites.
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On-Demand Episodes

One way we're celebrating the National Day on Writing is by talking with writers about writing. Join us for a conversation with our friends and NDOW collaborators: from the New York Times, Katherine Schulten, editor of the Learning... more

As NWP counts down to the National Day on Writing next week, we thought we'd rebroadcast this conversation with Deborah Dean, director of the Central Utah Writing Project and author of What Works in WRiting Instruction: Research and... more

Join us as we talk with Virginia McEnerney, Executive Director of the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers, about the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, the nation's oldest and most prestigious teen-writing competition, and meet Harris... more

Over time, NWP's annual cycle of reflecting and reporting has served important purposes for local sites and the national network. Local sites use it as a way to gather leaders together to look at their work together and to plan strategically for... more

September 11th, 2011, marks the 10th anniversary of the devastating attack on the World Trade Center. How is this subject being surfaced, taught, and talked about in classrooms? What critical literacy practices support students in finding... more

This summer, eight teachers from three writing project sites spent a month in Chicago exploring the power of systems-thinking to support students in the way they learn, make, and write. This project, called ?Grinding New... more

Through an array of site practices, programs and partnerships, NWP sites provide teachers with opportunities to explore the strengths and challenges that define rural education in America. Tune in to this episode to hear what NWP has... more

Many National Writing Project sites are retooling their recruitment efforts, inservice offerings and institutes in light of the significant demographic changes that have placed English learners in almost every classroom. Join us at NWP... more

Join a group of writing project site directors who will share their thinking about site sustainability, including sources of funding they plan to tap, ideas for programming and strategic planning with site leaders, as well as approaches to... more

Postponed! Watch for rescheduled time/date! 45 states have adopted the Common Core State Standards, and many writing project sites are seeing new opportunities for productive work in the intersections of the Common Core State... more