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What's in a Name?
AUTHOR: Tom Fox FROM THE BLOG: As a college teacher of writing, I was always uncomfortable with high school teachers asking me what they should do to prepare their students for postsecondary writing. After years of giving vague and unhelpful answers, I finally landed on a less vague, but still...
NWP History Preserved, Protected, and On Display
AUTHOR: Elyse Eidman-Aadahl FROM THE BLOG: We celebrate the completion of Phase 1 of the NWP Archives, preserving over 40 years of NWP history for the scholars of today and tomorrow, and display some of that history in the prestigious Roswell Cases.
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.
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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