National Writing Project

January 2017   Graphical Calendar ›

  • NWP Office Closed for the Holidays

    December 31, 2016 – January 2, 2017

  • Considerations for Selecting Primary Sources—An Educator Innovator Webinar

    January 10, 2017
    This webinar will highlight strategies for representing multiple perspectives and addressing difficult topics, and discuss criteria for selecting and using primary sources in instruction, including thinking about audience, historical context, and point of view. More ›

  • NWP Radio—Composing Science

    January 19, 2017
    Join us for an interview with Kim Jaxon and Leslie Atkins Elliott, authors of Composing Science. We'll talk about teaching writing, teaching science, and how to create classrooms in which students use writing to learn and think scientifically. Kim and Leslie will talk about concrete approaches for engaging students in practices that mirror the work that writing plays in the development and dissemination of scientific ideas, rather than replicating the polished academic writing of research scientists. They will also address a range of genres that can help students deepen their scientific reasoning and inquiry. More ›

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