National Writing Project

Place-Based Literacy in the Urban Context—USN in Tulsa

Date: February 23, 2012

Summary: This NWP Radio broadcast features leaders from the Oklahoma State University Writing Project, conference hosts, and keynote speaker Julie Landsman, who provide a preview of opportunities for learning and connections promised by the conference.


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Keynote speaker Julie Landsman on bridging the race gap in classrooms:

...this touches on a lot of themes in my book around race and culture, is that when we let kids write, when kids are asked to tell their story, to write their autobiography, that's when they come alive, that's when we learn from them.

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