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Badges and Badging in the Classroom

Summary: Sites that are awarding or exploring badges may want to point colleagues to these selections that illustrate how teacher-leaders have used badges in their classroom teaching or writing programs.

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.

Getting Started with Disciplinary Literacy

Summary: Disciplinary literacy is about the particular focus on reading and writing in a discipline or content area, the unique texts and strategies that constitute a discipline. This collection contains a small set of resources to start to explore disciplinary literacy.

NWP Teacher-Researcher Badge: Guidance Criteria

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

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...

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 Advocate Badge: Guidance Criteria

Summary: The National Writing Project awards the Advocate Badge to educators who have organized, led and/or taken part in leadership development events focused on advocacy. The badge recognizes educators’ contributions as education advocates in their schools and communities and on the wider national stage. The guidance criteria for earning the...

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...

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...

NWP Teacher-Leader Badge: Public Criteria

Summary: The National Writing Project’s Teacher-Leader 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 experienced teacher-leader at their local Writing Project site and/or by...