National Writing Project

The Voice

Vol. 7, No. 1, 2002

"I Will Make Time to Write"
By NWP Staff
Your New Year's resolution to devote more time to writing is a keeper, and the NWP Writing Retreat may be just the inspiration you need....

Annual Meeting Earns High Marks
By NWP Staff
From November 15-17, 2001, over 650 site directors, co-directors, and teacher-consultants gathered in Baltimore for the NWP Annual Meeting....

Applications for 2002 James Moffett Memorial Award Due April 1
By NWP Staff
NWP, in conjunction with NCTE, offers the James Moffett Memorial Award every year to support teacher research projects inspired by the scholarship of James Moffett....

Awards and Accolades
By NWP Staff
Find out your colleagues' latest awards and publications....

Board of Directors Welcomes David Meyerowitz
By NWP Staff
David Meyerowitz, president and CEO of Strategic Capital Corporation in Toronto, joined the NWP Board of Directors in October....

Director's Update
By Richard Sterling
A letter from NWP Executive Director Richard Sterling on the importance of writing project people and resources....

My Trip to Baltimore: A Scrapbook from the NWP Annual Meeting
By "Joe Teacher" (a pseudonym)
Impressions from many sessions at the NWP Annual Meeting in Baltimore are captured by "Joe Teacher" (a pseudonym)....

National Writing Project Publishes The Whole Story
By NWP Staff
What happens when students are allowed to tell the whole story about their learning, when their accomplishments are not defined solely by standardized tests?....

NWP Receives Increase in Federal Funding
By NWP Staff
NWP is reauthorized for six years under the new federal education bill....

NWP Receives Increase in Federal Funding
By NWP Staff
Revised version for E-Voice bulletin....

NWP Spring Meeting: Help Keep Education a National Priority
By NWP Staff
Join your colleagues April 11-12 in Washington, D....

NWP Technology Liaisons Hold First Meeting
By Lisa Howard
NWP technology liaisons from 85 sites met for the first time in Baltimore to explore technology issues, share information, and to begin to map out unique technology strategies for their local sites....

NWP Welcomes Mary Ann Smith as Full-Time Co-director
By NWP Staff
After ten years of dividing her time between NWP and the California Writing Project (CWP), Mary Ann Smith became a full-time NWP co-director in October 2001....

Our Writing Lives: The Diving Horse
By John B. Abbott, Jr.
A childhood trip to Atlantic City became the inspiration for an ubiquitous what-I-did-on-my-summer-vacation essay, and managed to inspire a love of writing that still exists forty years later....

Reach of the NWP Professional Writing Retreat Grows
By NWP Staff
An overview of the Louisiana Writing Project State Network writing retreat in Blythewood, Louisiana....

Running the Baltimore Writing Marathon
By NWP Staff
An intrepid band of writers hit the streets of Baltimore the day after the NWP Annual Meeting....

Sculpture Inspires Chicago-Area Students
By Judith Ruhana
A Chicago-area middle-school teacher used a nearby sculpture park and a grant from the James Moffett Memorial Award to create a multidisciplinary project for student learning and high-level interpretation of art....

Tips for Making Appointments with Members of Congress
By Andy Bradshaw
Meeting with your legislators can be an exciting part of visiting Washington, D....

Venturing out of the Comfort Zone: One Teacher's Reflection on Attending the LA Writing Retreat
By Lisa Morales

Watching Karen Write
By Melanie Anne Plesh

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