Collections

NWP Writer Badge: Public Criteria

Summary: The National Writing Project awards Writer Badges to educators who have had a substantial engagement with writing in their Writing Project community such as organizing, leading and/or taking part in leadership development events focused on the teacher as writer.

The Writer Badge: Guidance Criteria

Summary: The National Writing Project awards Writer Badges to educators who have organized, led and/or taken part in leadership development events focused on the teacher as writer. The guidance criteria for earning the Teacher-Writer Badge are detailed on this page.

Building New Pathways to Leadership by Innovating Beyond the Traditional Writing Project Model Institute

Summary: Providing inspiration and guidance, this collection features six case studies of sites reimagining their core leadership programs to reach teachers not served by their regular summer institute. Both the finished products and the detailed explanations of the design processes of these six examples can be instructive for any team...

What if You Crave Books but Your Library is Closed?

Summary: We and our students might be craving books while we’re home but without the resources to drop lots of cash at Amazon or iBooks or Barnes & Noble. What we want is that magical institution which is a library, of course. But what if your library is closed? If you...

Reading Together at NWP Sites and Beyond

Summary: How do we keep our reading lists fresh and responsive to the interests and needs of the community of educators. This collection contains strategies and reflections from NWP leaders about selecting reading for the Invitational Leadership Institute, study groups, and personal journeys.

NWP Collaborator Badge: Public Criteria

Summary: The National Writing Project’s Collaborator Badge indicates that the recipient has completed work as part of a leadership program at a local Writing Project site or through an initiative of the National Writing Project and is recognized as an teacher-leader with experience in collaboration at their local Writing Project...

Considering the 5-Paragraph Essay

Summary: The 5-paragraph essay: it is frequently derided, but hard to avoid. This collection explores the critique of the 5-paragraph essay, and considers how we could move beyond it to more creative and authentic forms of academic writing.

NWP Badges: The Collection

Summary: Through its local Writing Project sites and national programs, NWP awards badges to recognize educators’ various skills and accomplishments connected to Writing Project work. This collection identifies and explains currently open badges that Writing Project sites can award and/or participants can receive. View the public criteria that viewers see...

NWP Advocate Badge: Public Criteria

Summary: The National Writing Project’s Advocate Badge indicates that the recipient has completed advocacy work as part of a leadership program at a local Writing Project site or through an initiative of the National Writing Project and is recognized as a teacher-leader with expertise in this topic at their local...