AUTHOR: Janelle Bence
FROM THE BLOG: High school ELA teacher and NWP teacher leader Janelle Bence explores how civic engagement forms the essential “why” of her classroom practice, helping students consider their identities, values, and connections to communities big and small.
FROM THE BLOG: Writing Our Future: American Creed, a new youth publishing opportunity from the National Writing Project, gives youth a chance to add their voice to the conversation sparked by American Creed, a documentary film tackling big questions facing America today.
AUTHOR: Steve Fulton
FROM THE BLOG: The results of student civic action projects are inspiring and exciting, but the presentation of these often final products obscures difficulties, false starts, and frustrations. Steve Fulton digs into the messy, uncomfortable learning that makes authentic projects so meaningful.