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Writing Our Way to Success

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Writing Project teacher-consultant Andrea Heckner was a participant in the 2010 NWP Professional Writing Retreat. Writing Our Way to Success, which was begun at that retreat, chronicles much of her first year as a high school special education teacher. More ›

Featured Resources

Making Progress: Rethinking State and School District Policies Concerning Mobile Technologies and Social Media

The National Writing Project joined the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) and other leading educational organizations in releasing a new report that focuses on the use of mobile technologies and social media in schools. More ›

Grant Puts iPads in Hands of English Language Learners

North Dallas High School is undergoing a $6 million grant-funded restructuring. At the heart of the work is North Star of Texas Writing Project teacher Janelle Quintans Bence, whose English learners will be using iPads to support their literacy development. More ›

New Website Explores Digital Writing

NWP's Digital Is website is a collection of ideas, reflections, and stories about what it means to teach writing in our digital, interconnected world. More ›

State and Regional Networks Gain Focus with Visioning Retreats

Determining what kinds of work NWP sites can do better together than separately is challenging. Many networks have used visioning retreats to discover focus areas and decide what kinds of activities add value to sites. More ›

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