CoLab

In this CoLab, author Latrise P. Johnson is joined by colleagues Joe Dillon, Remi Kalir, and Hillary Walker to discuss her award-winning article “Revealing the Human and the Writer: The Promise of a Humanizing Writing Pedagogy for Black Students” co-written with Hannah Sullivan and published in Research in the Teaching of English in May 2020.

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After a full year of COVID, and the overlapping pandemics of violence against Black lives and attacks on Democracy, a group of educators and writers come back together at Beyond Storytime CoLab to share and consider what we have made, why we have made it, and the stories these objects carry for ourselves and others.

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This NWP Radio CoLab features the authors of our March reading for LEARN: Marginal Syllabus. Jennifer Turner and Autumn Griffin, two Black woman literacy scholars, discuss their article and their work learning alongside two adolescents, Tamika and Malia, over a six-year period.

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Our Adapting Instruction series continues with four NWP teachers, working in different contexts and with different designs for virtual and hybrid learning. They will share the tools and strategies they have found most useful in adapting their instruction for young writers.

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Join teacher, author, and NWP Writers Council member Kim Culbertson, along with fellow educators, for a dive into 100-word stories.

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In the second of two NWP CoLabs with Katherine Schulten of the New York Times Learning Network, four fabulous National Writing Project teachers discuss how their students responded to the editorial contest-winning argument essays.

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Celebrate powerful student argument writing in this NWP Radio CoLab featuring contest-winning student arguments.

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Mike Caulfield and NWP teacher-leaders using the SIFT curriculum approach have had their eyes out for electoral misinformation. See this wrap-up of Mike’s October look at electoral misinformation and find resources for better information for your students.

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Check out this NWP CoLab with National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) Program Director Marya Brennan and high-school teacher Sean Krazit for an orientation to NaNoWriMo, tips and strategies for making it work in the classroom or online, and pointers to resource collections covering everything from curriculum ideas to approaches to assessment.

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As schools work through reopening plans and teachers reframe curricula for hybrid learning and policy-makers talk of “learning loss,” it might be easy to forget the impact of the pandemic on children’s opportunity to play and to learn through play.

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