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The events of the past week hang heavily on our hearts. We are a nation mourning a staggering loss of life to COVID; we are a nation rocked by economic hardship and financial insecurity; we are convulsed by a troubling disunity, and now we are righteously enraged by the continuing loss of Black lives to Read More

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Scholars, teachers, and activists working in together through networks such as #BlackLivesMatter and #educolor, have been working to create and update resources for educators to use both in their teaching, and perhaps more significantly, in their own journey toward anti-racism. Given that the majority of public school educators are white women, many of these will Read More

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The WRITE Center, a national research and development center focusing on secondary writing, funded by the Institute of Education Sciences at the UCI School of Education, and the National Writing Project hosted free livestreaming events that showcased three acclaimed authors of professional books for teachers on academic reading and writing. Jim Burke: Wednesday, June 26 Read More

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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.

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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.

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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.

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AUTHOR: Kate Rowley
FROM THE BLOG: Kate Rowley writes on how a team of UCLA Writing Project teacher-consultants worked to bring meaningful literacy and writing experiences to English learners whose classrooms often exist in isolation, using resources from our College, Career, and Community Writers Program (C3WP).

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AUTHOR: Nicole Mirra
FROM THE BLOG: From Connected Learning to Connected Teaching, a special issue of CITE Journal, examines the need to bring the transformative principles of connected learning into teacher education, and explores some of the work already underway.

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AUTHORS: Marcie Wolfe and Pat Fox
FROM THE BLOG: The leaders of the Write/Learn/Lead Knowledge Base team introduce the site, explain what’s in it and how it came to be, and offer suggestions for navigating and using it.

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