National Writing Project

The Voice

Vol. 7, No. 2, 2002

2001 Moffett Memorial Award Winner Named in Baltimore
By NWP Staff
John Creger was presented with the 2001 James Moffett Memorial Award for a project designed to inspire students to reflect deeply about themselves....

An Art History Lesson at Sierra Vista
By Rudy J. Miera
Miera describes a lunchtime conversation with a student about comparing a Rembrandt painting to a Seurat that becomes the kind of moment that makes teaching worthwhile....

Annual Meeting Proposals Solicited
By NWP Staff
Site directors, co-directors, and teacher-consultants are invited to propose a session for NWP's 2002 Annual Meeting in Atlanta Friday, November 22, 2002....

Annual Review Unfolds in Atlanta
By NWP Staff
The NWP Annual Review, which ensures that existing sites are healthy, growing, and following the NWP model, took place in Atlanta, Georgia, in February, 2002....

AP Drama
By Marlene Carter
Marlene Carter describes how the day of the AP English Exam at Dorsey High School in Los Angeles offers plenty of drama for students and teachers, even before the exams are handed out....

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

CATE Honors Mary Ann Smith with Career Achievement Award
By NWP Staff
NWP Co-Director Mary Ann Smith was awarded a Career Achievement Award from the California Association of Teachers of English....

Director's Update
By Richard Sterling
An update from Executive Director Richard Sterling....

Making the Right Connections in High School: Developing Teaching Teams to Integrate the Curriculum
By Carla Gubitz Jankowski
Integrating high school curriculum isn't easy, but Moffett award winner Gubitz Jankowski affirms it is worth the effort and produces powerful results for students and teachers....

NWP at Work Monograph Series Up and Running
By Joye Alberts, Elizabeth Radin Simons
A third cohort of teachers gathered in Berkeley in January to begin writing about the invitational summer institute for the NWP at Work monograph series....

Putting NWP Voices on the Map: Rural Voices Radio III Launches
By Laura Paradise
The radio series Bill Moyers calls "unforgettable" has just launched its third installment of teachers and students writing about place....

Thinking About the Reading/Writing Connection with David Pearson
By NWP Staff
David Pearson, a speaker at the upcoming NWP Spring Meeting, shares some thoughts on the synergy of the reading-writing connection....

Walking the Walk with Baby Steps
By Kris Parsons
After feeling like many of her classroom innovations were disasters, Parsons realizes that by starting small, and building on insights about what is working and why, she can become the teacher she wants to be....

Youth Dreamers Put Social Action Principles to Work
By Art Peterson
A group of students in Baltimore are working hard toward their ambitious goal of buying a house to serve as a community center for their neighborhood....

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