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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 Practitioner Badge: Public Criteria

Summary: The National Writing Project’s Practitioner Badge indicates that the recipient has shared their teaching practice 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 teaching and learning at...

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.

NWP Teacher-Researcher Badge: Public Criteria

Summary: The National Writing Project’s Teacher-Researcher Badge indicates that the recipient has completed teacher research 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...

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.

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 Teacher-Leader 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 leader. The guidance criteria for earning the Teacher-Leader Badge are detailed on this page.

Rural Voices Radio

Summary: Rural Voices Radio, a product of the National Writing Project’s Rural Voices, Country Schools program, celebrates what is “genuinely good, genuinely rural” about America’s rural schools. Each half-hour program comprises original poems, stories, and essays by teachers and students from Writing Project sites across the country about the places...

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...