Tools and Resources for Teacher Leaders and Their Work
Connecting Rural Educators: Professional Development Goes Digital
AUTHOR: Kim Jaxon FROM THE BLOG: Kim Jaxon shares how her Writing Project site has experimented with using digital spaces to provide greater access to professional development for rural educators.
Blogging the Research Paper
AUTHOR: Chris Sloan FROM THE BLOG: Author Chris Sloan shares how he provides opportunities for students to have compelling online conversations about their research while also producing a high-quality traditional research paper.
Today's Reasons Why We Need Students to Write for Authentic Audiences
AUTHOR: Katie McKay FROM THE BLOG: Katie McKay shares the process and examples of student work from a year-long journey of deep professional development to create responsive curriculum that grows authentic, enthusiastic, and motivated writers in elementary classrooms.
Teachers, Park Rangers #WriteOut for Learning
AUTHOR: Sarah Jackson FROM THE BLOG: A unique collaboration encouraged educators to take their students out of classrooms and into public spaces and parks to write and create.
AUTHOR: Mark Dziedzic FROM THE BLOG: "Connect. Collaborate. Learn. Yes, that was the conference tagline, but more importantly, that tagline established the guiding principles from inception to completion of the conference."
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Resources and articles created and curated by National Writing Project site leaders to support teacher leadership and professional development at local sites.