WRITE / LEARN / LEAD BLOG

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: Sarah Jackson
FROM THE BLOG: A unique collaboration encouraged educators to take their students out of classrooms and into public spaces and parks to write and create.

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AUTHOR: Mark Dziedzic
FROM THE BLOG: “Connect. Collaborate. Learn. Yes, that was the conference tagline, but more importantly, that tagline established the guiding principles from inception to completion of the conference.”

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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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AUTHOR: Kathy Kurtze
FROM THE BLOG: Chippewa River Writing Project teacher-consultant Kathy Kurtze explores how the College, Career, and Community Ready Writers Program’s curriculum is perfect for harnassing the energy of her social and demonstrative middle schoolers into civil discourse and thoughtful argument writing.

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AUTHOR: Bud Hunt
FROM THE BLOG: A reflection from Bud Hunt on NWP’s Building New Pathways to Leadership initiative.

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