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Join Troy Hicks and Dawn Reed—directors of the Red Cedar Writing Project—and students for a discussion on the research process, writing a traditional research paper, purposeful use of digital tools, and media creation. Brought to you by Educator Innovator this coming Monday, February 8, at 4p PST/7p EST. #connectedlearning http://educatorinnovator.org/webinars/three-rs-of-the-modern-era-research-writing-rewired/
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Live Oak Writing Project teacher-consultants coach three high school students on to prestigious writing awards. http://bit.ly/23Lwqzc
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It is a pleasure to welcome language arts teacher and author Joan Scott Curtis to the NWP Writers Council. http://bit.ly/1mwZgvs
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Poet Tara Skurtu doesn't believe in 'teaching' creative writing, instead she creates a space where her students can visualize the writing process by using a unique exercise on day one of her class. http://huff.to/1QYtxFT
Have you ever heard of a tipperau? This is the first thing I ask my composition and creative writing students when I walk into a classroom on day one. They look at me, confused. I spell it on the...
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Young writers are invited to reflect on the complexity of friendship in Write the World's February competition. The form is fictitious short story. The competition is open to ages 13-18. Drafts that are uploaded to the site by February 8 receive an Expert Review and peer feedback. Final submissions are due February 16. http://bit.ly/1nZWy8U
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In this hangout, teachers and students will share their experiences of engaging in an inquiry-driven unit focusing on a collective study of culture, using a variety of texts and individual student literature books that led students to researching topics, writing, and composing with various media. Participants will discuss the research process, writing a traditional research paper, purposeful use of digital tools, and media creation.

Guests for this webinar include:

Dr. Troy Hicks (host), Professor of English at Central Michigan University and Director of the Chippewa River Writing Project. Author of numerous books, articles, chapters, blog posts, and other resources broadly related to the teaching of literacy in our digital age.

Dawn Reed, English teacher at Okemos High School in Okemos, Michigan, co-director of Red Cedar Writing Project at Michigan State University, and co-author of Research Writing Rewired: Lessons that Ground Students’ Digital Learning (Corwin Literacy 2015).

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Matthew Chymyck
Megan Grabill
Kendra Peffers
Allison Shears
Preston VanAlstine

View and chat live at Educator Innovator:

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Student Contest: create a short video that defines or teaches any of the words in the New York Times Learning Network Word-of-the-Day collection. Ice buckets are optional. http://nyti.ms/1UO8QM7
Along with Vocabulary.com, our collaborators for Word of the Day, we invite you to create a short video that defines or teaches any of the words in our now nearly 1500-words strong collection.
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Pamela Moran, who joined our network as a Central Virginia Writing Project teacher-consultant, is a finalist for National Superintendent of the Year! Read about how she and other candidates from the League of Innovative Schools are transforming education their districts. http://bit.ly/1UL7mCi
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Tune in to Teachers Teaching Teachers tonight for a discussion on Letters to the Next President 2.0. Writing Project and KQED staff will visit with teachers from around the US to talk about ways to engage and connect students around political issues that matter to them in the upcoming presidential election. #2nextprez http://edtechtalk.com/ttt
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Oregon Writing Project's teacher-led professional development workshop in argument writing is a great example of how NWP sites adapt to shifts in the education landscape to equip teachers with new tools and strategies. http://bit.ly/1RYqAGC
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In celebration of the 101st Black History Month, here are some teaching resources to guide students in exploring and learning more about a variety of issues. http://edut.to/23F5Fwg
From interactive timelines and rich multimedia to lesson plans and study guides, find a variety of web resources that can help bring black history into the classroom.
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Are you an innovative thinker and maker? Be one of 10 adult Makers to win $10,000 or one of 25 young Makers to win $1,000 + a Maker Space Award of $10,000 for your favorite school or community organization. http://ow.ly/XHRRr
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Improving writing and learning in our nation's schools.
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The National Writing Project focuses the knowledge, expertise, and leadership of our nation's educators on sustained efforts to improve writing and learning for all learners.

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Writing is essential to success in school and the workplace. Yet writing is a skill that cannot be learned on the spot; it is complex and challenging. Through NWP's professional development programs, teachers in all subject areas and all grade levels learn new strategies to help their students become accomplished writers and learners.
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