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For National Poetry Month, NWP Radio has launched a special limited series called “The Story of a Poem” where we interviewed poets from the NWP Writers Council about their poems, their composing processes, and writers’ craft. This episode features performance professional and poet, t.l. sanders.

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In this CoLab, author Latrise P. Johnson is joined by colleagues Joe Dillon, Remi Kalir, and Hillary Walker to discuss her award-winning article “Revealing the Human and the Writer: The Promise of a Humanizing Writing Pedagogy for Black Students” co-written with Hannah Sullivan and published in Research in the Teaching of English in May 2020.

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For National Poetry Month, NWP Radio has launched a special limited series called “The Story of a Poem” where we interviewed poets from the NWP Writers Council about their poems, their composing processes, and writers’ craft. This episode features author, poet, artist, and teacher, Patrice Vecchione.

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Have you scoured the web for writing contests for your students? Have you worried over which publishing opportunities have students’ best interests at heart? Tune in to this show to hear about the resource you’ve been looking for.

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After a full year of COVID, and the overlapping pandemics of violence against Black lives and attacks on Democracy, a group of educators and writers come back together at Beyond Storytime CoLab to share and consider what we have made, why we have made it, and the stories these objects carry for ourselves and others.

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This NWP Radio CoLab features the authors of our March reading for LEARN: Marginal Syllabus. Jennifer Turner and Autumn Griffin, two Black woman literacy scholars, discuss their article and their work learning alongside two adolescents, Tamika and Malia, over a six-year period.

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Kwame Alexander’s newest novel Becoming Muhammad Ali, co-authored with the best-selling novelist, James Patterson, is about the childhood of Cassius Clay, and therefore set in Louisville, Kentucky.

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In this episode of NWP Radio, Rob Shetterly and Connie Carter talk about the role of art in truth-telling, the resources Americans Who Tell the Truth have amassed for educators, and how teachers can get involved in the Samantha Smith Challenge.

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What does it look like, sound like, feel like to teach for a “living democracy”? This episode of NWP Radio features Philadelphia educator Joshua Block talking about his book Teaching for a Living Democracy: Project-Based Learning in the English and History Classroom.

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Our Adapting Instruction series continues with four NWP teachers, working in different contexts and with different designs for virtual and hybrid learning. They will share the tools and strategies they have found most useful in adapting their instruction for young writers.

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