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Maya Angelou said, "There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you." Young writers, ages 13-18, are invited to submit entries to Write the World's Personal Narrative Writing Competition​. Free to enter, cash prizes for winners. Drafts are due July 6. http://bit.ly/1f5FsST
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We join our friends at the U.S. Department of Education in mourning the loss of Ronald Thorpe, president and chief executive officer of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards and an exemplary servant-leader of teaching and learning. http://1.usa.gov/1H3G9oF
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Join us next Thursday on ‪#‎NWP‬ Radio for a talk with guests from the St. Paul Public Library, Science Museum of Virginia, and Museum of Fine Arts Houston about the +YOUmedia Learning Lab Network and how it's changed staff and teen learning in their spaces. July 9, 4:00 p.m. PDT/7:00 p.m. EDT. http://bit.ly/1ItqZLL
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+Shera L. Coto saying it is easier than saving it these days. 
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If you're looking for a place to connect your learning, jump in to #clmooc Make Cycle 2: Re(MEDIA)te With Me. http://bit.ly/1ApDFRP
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"Future Ready aims to support district leaders, especially superintendents, in working through a strategy to help their districts move ahead with the whole map of issues central to teaching and learning in a digital age. For Writing Project teachers who seek supports for their district leaders to expand equity and access to digital tools for their students, Future Ready is the place to turn."
— NWP Executive Director Elyse Eidman-Aadahl from the Future Ready convening at the White House last Friday. http://bit.ly/1Iiwr48
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Get Ready to explore the wonders of math & make-believe!

Sesame Street is launching a FREE online course for early childhood educators entitled Make Believe with Math. In this self-paced course, educators will explore how math can be a part of children’s make-believe play and many other everyday moments. Are you ready to Make Believe with Math?

Visit http://bit.ly/1dm7Z4X to register!
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One participant's nervous feelings about disappointing his 'virtual cabin-mates' at Camp NanoWriMo confirms that peer pressure can sometimes be a good thing. http://huff.to/1LKFa0Z
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The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh has posted a thoughtful write-up of the Fox Valley Writing Project invitational summer institute. http://bit.ly/1dxTbjz
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Your welcome i do the same i write it then post it.
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We are thrilled to welcome all of our new teacher-consultants to the #NWP network! If you haven't already done so, visit our website for resources, events, and other ways to connect online. http://bit.ly/1IomzFY
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If you missed last week's Educator Innovator webinar with the Bread Loaf Teacher Network, the archive is now available. Hear about an exciting collaboration among teachers and students on the Navajo Nation and in Kentucky as our guests discuss youth learning opportunities and agency around issues of food justice, community health, and literacy. http://bit.ly/1eMalvo
Bread Loaf Teacher Network members described an extraordinary collaboration among teachers and students on the Navajo Nation and in Kentucky. This webinar covered youth learning opportunities and agency around issues of food justice, community health, and literacy.
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Supported by an LRNG Innovation Challenge grant, students and teachers at the Critical Design and Gaming School (C:\DAGS) in South Central Los Angeles explore a game-based approach to education. #LRNG #connectedlearning http://bit.ly/1e8AGD1
Early on a Saturday morning in June, about 40 students and teachers filtered into the school gym at the Critical Design and Gaming School (C:\DAGS) in South Central Los Angeles for C:/DAGS' first-ever game jam. The event, which was held a few weeks after school got out for the summer, ...
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Teacher Sarah Donovan navigates the question of oversharing when writing alongside students in this blog post on Ethical ELA. http://bit.ly/1e8vFdK
Many ELA teachers write alongside their students, but do you write like a person?Do you reveal your true self to your students? When is writing oversharing?
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I really want to do this because what me and my family have been through has been a freaking nightmare,.,.
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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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