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  • 01:01

    NWP and the Summer of Making and Connecting

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    Summer is almost here and that means that the Summer of Making and Connecting is heating up! Join tonight's NWP Radio to hear about the summer's line-up and the various ways that educators around the country are writing, making and sharing while putting Connected Learning principles into practice. Hear from colleagues from sites across the country who are both leading local work as well as facilitating various online ways to connect so that we can all be involved. Tonight's guests include Paul Allison (NYCWP), Karen Fasimpaur (P2PU), Cindy O'Donnell-Allen (CSUWP), Paul Oh (NWP), and Stephanie West-Puckett (Tar River WP.)

  • 00:48

    NWP Radio: Plans for the Review of NWP Site Reports

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    This special edition of NWP Radio invites site leaders to join a conversation about the Review of NWP Site Reports set for March 2-5, 2012. Listen in to hear about the process for collecting good ideas that work and great thinking about site sustainability from the NWP Site Reports. The material will be developed into an online resource that will be widely available to local sites across the network. The call-in line will be open to take your calls and questions.

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    NWP Connect: Building Communities of Practice

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    How are sites utilizing NWP Connect, the National Writing Project's online social network, to support, enhance and develop communities of practice, both online and face-to-face? Join a conversation with several site leaders who are building Connect communities for their Summer Institute participants, for study groups and for other kinds of professional learning opportunities.

  • 00:59

    Making the most of the NWP 2010 Annual Meeting

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    The NWP’s Annual Meeting, held every year in November, is the largest gathering NWP gathering of the year. Registration opens in early September, and leaders from around the country begin making plans for the teams who will attend. This year, as sites begin to prepare for the 2010 Annual Meeting in Orlando at the Magic Kingdom, we invite you to tune in to hear some of the highlights of this upcoming annual meeting and to learn how site leaders plan ahead to make the most of this annual continuity opportunity.

  • 00:57

    MOOCs On the Loose: The Effect of clmooc On PD Opportunities in the NWP Network

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    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 online learning promotes learning near and far.

  • 01:00

    Inservice at NWP Sites in 2010: Keeping it Relevant

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    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 they responding to the challenges of designing work that meets the needs of the teachers and schools they serve? What successes are they seeing?

  • 00:57

    Not Just a Collection of Dusty Boxes: The NWP Archives Project

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    Join us to learn more about the NWP Archives Project, which will construct a living and usable history of our NWP. In addition to explaining the project, the show will include a segment featuring the voices of Writing Project TCs and directors sharing reflections on their own Writing Project experience and what the Writing Project means to them. NWP leaders who have donated to support the Archives Project will also be on hand to talk about what compelled them to give. 

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    For NWP Site Leaders: A Look at Upcoming Events and Opportunities

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    A quick look at the NWP deadline calendar displays a series of application opportunities in January. Now that your CFA is submitted, join us to hear a little about opportunities for you and your sites leaders. We'll be focusing on LSRI, USN and RSN opportunities, and the Holocaust Educators Network summer institute. All have applications in January.

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    Congratulations, You’re the New Director: Challenges and Opportunities in Leading a NWP Site

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    Join us for this round table discussion among directors of NWP sites from around the country who have led a site through a transition in leadership. Our guests will unpack the complexities of transitioning a writing project site from one leader to the next and share honest insights about what they learned through the process.

  • 00:58

    NWP and Digital Learning Day

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    Digital Learning Day is a national campaign that celebrates teachers and shines a spotlight on successful instructional practice and effective use of technology in classrooms across the country. Digital Learning Day is gaining momentum with ongoing activities, ideas, and collaboration opportunities leading up to February 6. Join us on this episode of NWP radio to hear from NWP teacher-consultants about how they will participate in the second annual Digital Learning Day.

  • 00:59

    Building New Pathways to Leadership

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    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 leaders for a discussion on an array of questions related to leadership, expanding leadership, developing leadership--creating new pathways.