National Writing Project


Congressional Briefing: Writing and Learning in School and Beyond

September 18, 2013

U.S. Capitol Visitors Center SVC 212
Washington, District of Columbia

On September 18, in Washington, DC, there was a special briefing with a panel of National Writing Project teachers and leaders who are working with a range of partners to re-imagine learning in this digital age.

This congressional panel presentation was moderated by Virginia Edwards , President, Editorial Projects in Education and Editor-in-Chief, Education Week, Teacher, and Presenters included:

  • Sharon J. Washington, Executive Director, NWP
  • Bud Hunt , Instructional Technology Coordinator, St. Vrain Valley School District
  • Elyse Eidmann-Aadahl , Director, National Programs and Site Development, NWP
  • Tanya Baker, Director, National Programs, NWP


  • When: Wednesday, September 18, 1:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m. EDT
  • Where: Washington, DC, U.S. Capitol Visitors Center SVC 212

Videos Presented at the Briefing

Podcast by Robert Rivera-Amezola's Class

KQED In the Classroom: Burton High School's Do Now with Twitter

Presentation Slides

Download (PDF)

Recorded Speeches

Introduction by Sharon J. Washington

Duration: 04:14

Introduction by Virginia Edwards

Duration: 05:36


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