From Professional Development to Professional Practice: The SEEDs of Connected Learning in a High Need Middle School

This collection of resources demonstrates the ways that middle school teachers at a high needs middle school in Eastern North Carolina are transforming their professional learning and teaching practices with Connected Learning frameworks.

Making our worlds: Hactivism in middle grades English Language Arts

This collection features the work of three Teacher Consultants from the UNC Charlotte Writing Project who explored and reflected upon how a "maker" approach to teaching English Language Arts worked to empower students in the classroom and connect...

Opening the Walls of the Classroom and the Boundaries of the Park

Resources in this collection have emerged from a growing partnership between the National Park Service (NPS) and the National Writing Project (NWP) designed to bolster connected learning opportunities within the...

Assessing Digital Writing: Looking Closely at Student Work

This collection highlights six case studies centered on evidence the authors have uncovered through teacher inquiry and structured conversations about students’ digital writing.



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Amy Brosemer
“Last year I was not smart. This year I am. I don’t know why but I like it.”  This quote was written by one of my third graders in his autobiography in November of 2009. Very simply, it epitomizes my goal for my classroom. 
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Stephanie Rollag
My first introduction to the book, Teaching in the Connected Learning Classroom, was at the 2014 Urban Sites Conference in Chicago. As I made my way through the introduction in a break-out session, I recognized themes that resonated with discussions...
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Mitch Nobis
Making comics in the classroom engages students in valuable visual literacy practices. This resource shares how an AP English Language class made comics to enhance students' understanding of visual rhetoric while also helping students read classic...
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Larissa Pahomov
As I wrote in an earlier resource for Digital Is, at Science Leadership Academy we sometimes worry that our multimedia-rich education is a stark contrast to what our students will be facing when they graduate and enter more traditional college...
When NWP staff contacted me back in April to ask if I’d be interested in working to help create and facilitate the Making Learning Connected #clmooc, I blindly and enthusiastically jumped at the opportunity.  Over the last few weeks I collaborated...