National Writing Project

The Voice

Vol. 10, No. 2, 2005

Quarterly Authors, Writing Project Booklets Up for National Awards
By NWP Staff

A Little Praise, a Very Long Way
By Heather Hollands
Heather Hollands tells the story of her tenth grade student Joey, who hated to write....

After the Summer Institute: Opportunities for Teacher Leadership
By Linda Friedrich
The National Writing Project, along with Inverness Research Associates and Ann Lieberman of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, has launched a study on the nature of teacher leadership developed through the writing project....

Awards and Accolades
By NWP Staff

Dates to Remember
By NWP Staff

Director's Update
By Richard Sterling
Executive Director Richard Sterling comments on the summer institutes, the recent national attention that the topic of writing has been receiving, and the growth of the NWP....

Four New Monographs Published for the NWP at Work Models of Inservice Series
By NWP Staff
Four monographs in NWP's Models of Inservice series describe inservice models that grew out of Project Outreach, which supports sites in developing programs to reach teachers of students in communities impacted by poverty....

Keep the Spirit Going: Teacher Inquiry Communities Focus on Student Work
By Shirley Brown
Brown shares insights gained through work with the Teacher Inquiry Communities Network as to how teachers can create space during the school year for the kind of collaborative work that happens at the summer institutes....

More New-Site Directors Tell Their Stories
By Art Peterson
This second article in the series introduces four more of the directors of the 12 new NWP sites: Linda Bausch, director of the East End Writing Project (New York), Jeannine Hirtle, Director of the Texas Bluebonnet Writing Project, Dennis J....

Strengthening Partnerships Between Sites and Universities: Tips from Site Directors
By Betsey Bowen, Ellen Brinkley, Meg Petersen, Rick VanDeWeghe
NWP sites need their sponsoring universities to value the work they do....

The Philadelphia Writing Project Process: Reflections from a Newly Minted Teacher Consultant
By Jose-Manuel Navarro
In his address at the 2003 welcoming ceremony for members of the Philadelphia Writing Project's invitational summer institute, Dr....

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