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A Poem for all Seasons
AUTHOR: Shirley McPhillips FROM THE BLOG: It’s National Poetry Month! For inspiration, we have invited Shirley McPhillips, poet and NWP Writers Council member, to share some thinking about WHY poetry matters and HOW, as teachers and writers, we might jump into it.
On Keeping Fire
AUTHOR: Michael Thompson
(Mvskoke Creek) FROM THE BLOG: "An important part of my life’s story has been finding my voice as a Native educator and as a teacher of Native students. Another story that has changed my life is the National Writing Project."
In Education, Change is the Only Constant
AUTHOR: Bob Fecho FROM THE BLOG: Education is about change. It is not a system of verification or confirmation. It is not a system of inheritance. Nor is it a system of replication. Education is about change—of minds, perspectives, values, understandings, meanings—really all the tools through which we construct reality...
'Trust Me. This is Different.'
AUTHOR: Elyse Eidman-Aadahl FROM THE BLOG: Write. Learn. Lead. Reduce the National Writing Project (NWP) to its simplest elements, and you get these three pathways to NWP. This blog is dedicated to all the educators traveling those pathways, finding and building NWP.
Scaling Up Youth Programs (NWP Radio)
Guests: Mary Buckelew, Carol Minner, and Paul Rogers
Summary: Youth programs invite teachers to apply their experience in new contexts: after-school and summer work with students, families and their local communities.This NWP Radio show features youth program models from three sites. Teachers who are planning programs for youth may be...
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