National Writing Project

2010 NWP Annual Meeting Highlights

November 18–November 20, 2010

Orlando, Florida

More than 1,300 educators gathered in Orlando for the 2010 Annual Meeting, which included a panoply of engaging workshops, speeches, and evening socials, and a memorable keynote speech by Book Whisperer author and North Star of Texas Writing Project teacher-consultant Donalyn Miller.

Donalyn Miller

Donalyn Miller's Keynote Speech

The Book Whisperer author addressed the General Session of the 2010 NWP Annual Meeting with a speech titled, "From Silence to Whispering: My NWP Story," a wonderful inspiration to the hundreds of teachers in attendance. View the video ›

Sharon J. Washington

A Day in the Life of a Writing Project Teacher

NWP Executive Director Sharon J. Washington presented a slideshow at the General Session on the challenges and rewards Writing Project teachers face and receive daily. View the video ›

2010 Annual Meeting Videos

Annual Meeting Videos

Check out these videos, including teacher-consultant interviews and a look into the NWP Makes! special event. View the videos ›

Annual Meeting Photos

Annual Meeting Photos

View this stream of photos to see the sessions, workshops, socials, and more through the eyes of attendees and professional photographer Mark Regan. View the photos ›


Blog Posts and Tweets

Annual Meeting attendees had their fingers on their keyboards and mobile devices as they blogged and tweeted about teaching writing before, during, and after the meeting. Read more ›

General Session Writings

General Session Writings

Inspired by keynote speaker Donalyn Miller's speech title, "From Silence to Whispering: My NWP Story," teachers at the NWP Annual Meeting were asked to write about how NWP helped them find their teacher/writer/leader voice. Here is a sample of their responses. Read more ›

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