Marginal Syllabus

Marginal Syllabus is one way that NWP sites can bring fresh literature selections into their Summer Institutes while supporting new teacher-leaders to see themselves as part of larger conversations across writing project sites and the profession at large. Marginal Syllabus brings together new reading selections, social annotation of those selections with writing project colleagues, and Read More

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What is possible when youth are asked to engage in the discourse about what is meant by “adolescence”? Our May reading for Marginal Syllabus describes what happens when educators and youth partner together to explore historically situated views of adolescence.

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Learn about one teacher’s pedagogical approach to literacy, writing, and metaphor that can help others foster consequential writing with students.

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Our February reading for Marginal Syllabus explores the multiliteracies among youth of color who constructed tributes to the city of Detroit and envisioned strengths in their communities.

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Our January reading for LEARN Marginal Syllabus recounts how Alex Corbitt, the author and former middle school educator, employed “radically student-centered” pedagogy as part of a teen activism course.

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FROM THE BLOG: Author Samuel Jaye Tanner joins NWP Radio to talk about his article, “Whiteness is a White Problem: Whiteness in English Education.”

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