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Join Educator Innovator partners HASTAC and the Futures Initiative tomorrow for a live-streamed, one-hour workshop on engaged pedagogy as a way of modeling a more egalitarian society. This workshop kicks off the "The University Worth Fighting For" series. Friday, August 28, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. PDT/1:00 p.m. EDT. http://bit.ly/1PVVo6I
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Join us on #NWP Radio tomorrow for a timely discussion of best practices for introducing students to argumentative writing. We will be talking with the authors of Uncommonly Good Ideas: Teaching Writing in the Common Core Era and high school English teacher Brendan Nelson. 4:00 p.m. PDT/7:00 p.m. EDT. http://bit.ly/1MLc8NU
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"I also love when students discover learning on their own with only gentle nudges from me."
— Christie Wall explains how she empowers her students to elevate their narrative writing using mentor texts. h/t Amy Rasmussen. http://bit.ly/1PQDHFL
Students discovering how to lift the level of narrative writing through mentor text.
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Join us for the last Educator Innovator/CLTV webinar in the "Creating Student Upstanders" series hosted by Facing History and Ourselves. August 26, 10:00 a.m. PDT/1:00 p.m. EDT. http://bit.ly/1KI2HdH
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Listen to innovative educators discuss social writing and annotation on the web in this Educator Innovator webinar archive. Along with the video, links to info about the guests, resources, and the live chat are available. http://bit.ly/1My8ZCA
Emergent technology is revolutionizing the way we can navigate and engage with content on the Internet. New tools allow us to annotate inline on web pages for both personal note-taking and for communal discussion. Students and teachers can make particularly powerful use of this technology as it ...
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This article by Western Massachusetts Writing Project teacher-consultants, Leslie Skantz-Hodgson and Jamilla Jones, outlines important work funded by the National Writing Project. Educators from multiple disciplines—science, English language arts, humanities, and special education—studied They Say/I Say: The Moves that Matter in Academic Writing and developed resources to benefit teachers in their districts. http://bit.ly/1NACgff
Knowing how to respond to counterclaims while developing their own claims in argumentative writing helps students in school and beyond. Educators Leslie Skantz-Hodgson and Jamilla Jones report on t...
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We welcome to the #NWP network 15 new teacher-leaders who completed the Northwest Arkansas Writing Project Invitational Summer Institute based at the University of Arkansas! http://bit.ly/1i51eYh
For 15 teachers from Arkansas school districts, the last two weeks of summer included learning and working together during the Northwest Arkansas Writing Project Invitational Summer Institute.
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Congratulations to Meg Petersen, director of the National Writing Project in New Hampshire, on receiving her second Fulbright Scholarship to expand her work teaching writing in Dominican schools. http://bit.ly/1i24ROu
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Learning Revolution's Teacher Entrepreneurship Week Google Hangouts continue this evening with live interviews of innovative educators starting at 4:00 p.m. PDT/7:00 p.m. EDT. Check the schedule for times and links, including yesterday's archived videos featuring Eastern Michigan Writing Project's +Erin Klein and NWP friends +Esther Wojcicki and +Suzie Boss. http://bit.ly/1JtVvAZ #TEWeek  
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Congratulations to Rachel Schober, a graduate research assistant at the Ozarks Writing Project, on receiving a Fall 2015 Fulbright Scholarship to study language and culture in the Czech Republic. http://sgfnow.co/1EfAWN2
Rachel Schober, a graduate student in English education, recently received the Fulbright Scholarship for the upcoming year
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Our LRNG partnership with +John Legend and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation​ is featured in this piece, celebrating, elevating, and supporting teachers.

“I always enjoyed the teachers the most that had interesting projects for us: things that connected the curriculum to our life experience; things that inspired our creativity; things that allowed us to be individuals and not just memorize things.”

http://bit.ly/1JnQDNH
The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter celebrates teachers who inspire students to be tomorrow’s innovators.
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Kwame Alexander, author, poet, and 2015 Newbery Medal Award Winner, makes the case for approaching the way we teach poetry in the classroom in a way that is relatable. "We’ve been taught that in order to understand a poem, we must first dissect it (we dissect frogs, not poetry), and so we’ve never felt what poetry feels like." http://bit.ly/1LnXieO
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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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