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As a 6th grade teacher in Gilbert, Arizona, I spent the summer grappling with the reality of living in the time of a global pandemic and preparing for the possibility of teaching under continued pandemic conditions in the fall. Under ever-shifting and unpredictable circumstances, I wanted to be as prepared as possible for online, hybrid, or in-person teaching.

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Some of the educator-founders of Equity Unbound introduce us to the collection and provide advice for creating strong learning communities in online settings.

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Join guests Sadaf Kahn and Bryn Orum for a discussion about how they have used GMWP’s Rise Up and Write curriculum in schools and summer camps from Madison, Wisconsin, to Lahore, Pakistan. Hear stories of young people around the world using writing to effect change in the places they live in and care about.

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Hear from these educators on how they are creating trusting, mutual connections with their students and forming productive and supportive writing communities online.

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We are honored to feature three debut Penguin Random House authors for a special back-to-school series of The Write Time. For our third and final episode of this mini-series, we will visit with author Kim Johnson and educator Synthia Shelby will be leading the discussion.

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As part of a special back-to-school series of The Write Time, we visited with three debut Penguin Random House authors. For our second episode we visit with author Ger Duany and educator William King leads the discussion.

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Tune in to this episode of NWP Radio on September 3, 2020 and listen to Shelbie, Sarah Bonner, Tracei Willis, and Joe Pizzo talk about their classrooms and the power of writing to build community, support inquiry, and convey sympathy.

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In this 20-minute interview Jessyca Mathews, recent Michigan Region 5 Teacher of the Year and a teacher-leader with the Red Cedar Writing Project, reflects on working with her students this past spring to surface “what really is necessary” to support their writing and learning.

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In this 19-minute interview, Digital Literacy Instructor Robert Rivera-Amezola discusses insights that came from watching students chat with each other online during non-teacher directed time.

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In this interview, composition instructor Beth Rimer describes the ways to build community and give students choices while also helping them learn to make choices.

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