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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.

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...

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...

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 Collaborator Badge: Guidance Criteria

Summary: The National Writing Project awards Collaborator Badges to educators who have collaborated with others at their Writing Project site to lead efforts that no one educator could complete alone. The guidance criteria for earning the Collaborator Badge are detailed on this page.

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...

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.