National Writing Project

The Voice

Vol. 2, No. 2, 1997

'Twas the Night Before Christmas: A Teacher's Lament
By Lezlie Laws Couch

Awards and Accolades
By NWP Staff

California Language Arts Adoption Nightmare
By Elizabeth Laren

Director's Update
By Richard Sterling

Grant Opportunities
By NWP Staff

Hawai'i Summer Institute Puts Focus on Workplace Writing
By Shel Hershinow

Joan Cone Receives 1997 Fred Hechinger Award
By NWP Staff
Joan Cone, a high school teacher from El Cerrito, California, was the first recipient of the annual Fred Hechinger Award....

Listen to the Rural Voices
By NWP Staff
Supported by a grant from the Annenberg Rural Challenge, Rural Voices, Country Schools is capturing effective teaching and learning practices in rural schools in order to make quality rural education visible locally, regionally, and nationally....

Mississippi State Network: Collaboration, Programming and Strength in the Reform Movement
By Sherry Swain

Myths, Images and Language: One Site's Effort to Inspire and Exhibit Student Work
By Martha Plender
Plender describes how her writing project site organized a museum experience as an inspiration for student writing....

NWP Newsbriefs
By NWP Staff

NWP Sites Reach Out to Parents
By Art Peterson

NWP/NCTE Co-sponsor James Moffett Memorial Fund
By NWP Staff

Teachers Wrestle with Tough Research Questions
By NWP Staff

Writing Project Site Directors Disclose their Struggles, Desires, Accomplishments
By NWP Staff

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