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Textual Power on Our Own Terms: Remixing Literacy in Out-of-School Spaces

What does it look like when young people are writing on their own terms, in spaces outside of school? What new ways of composing do digital media tools open up for us, and what does that mean as it relates to literacy pedagogy and writing...

Making And Creating

The Make Movement is a shift towards helping us see the value in the act of creating instead of merely consuming. As more young people spend their time online, it is important for us, as...

Connected Learning and the Invitational Summer Institute

What possibilities emerge for Writing Project sites when you take the traditional Invitational Summer Institute (ISI) and infuse that model with the principles of Connected Learning?  What role might the Make Learning Connected MOOC (#clmooc)...

Learning Connected Learning

This collection brings together content from the NWP Digital Is website which demonstrate some of the key principles of connected learning while also opening up a discussion about the implications of this work for learning both inside and...

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Nick Kremer
This resource will help teachers and students become better readers of sequential art narratives by leading them through the process of designing and composing their own comic strip, using a wide variety of mentor text examples throughout the...
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Danielle Lewis
What is connected learning? What does it look like in practice? As I participated in the National Writing Project's Making Learning Connected #clmooc and the Tar River Writing Project's Connected Learning Institute this summer I realized that the...
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paul bogush
Fall semester 2012 was coming to a close, and I noticed some important skills that my middle school students were still struggling with in my social studies class.
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Paul Allison
"Who does that?" a girl in my 10th grade English class murmured dismissively.
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Dawn Reed
In 2007 I found myself teaching a speech class for the first time. As I excitedly prepared for this teaching experience, I reflected on times when students gave speeches in my English courses. Often I found students didn't remember what they said...