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Letters to the Next President 2.0 Summer Make Cycles for Educators

In honor of the power in making and connecting, the NWP and Letters to the Next President 2.0 partners, will host a series of Summer Make Cycles for mentors and educators starting June 6. Each Make Cycle will kick off each week wi...


“Dear Next President” — Submit your videos for Letters to the Next President 2.0

Encourage youth to talk about election issues that matter to them by producing a video letter to our next president. PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs is a video journalism program that can help young people talk directly to pow...


Make Cycle #4: Make a Spoken Word Letter

Welcome to the fourth summer Make Cycle for Letters to the Next President 2.0. This week we encourage you to channel your inner poet, your inner performer to play with spoken word poetry as a powerful, alternative form for your le...


Twitter Chat #4: Make a Spoken Word Letter

L2P 2.0 partners are hosting a Make Cycle focused on remixing and speaking back to media the week of June 27. This week’s Twitter Chat via #2nextprez will be focused on spoken word and its power of expression. Join us! Nev...


NWP “A More Perfect Union” Teacher Annotatathon

From July 4th through 15th, NWP and hypothes.is invite teachers at Writing Project Summer Institutes, and beyond, to experiment with a new digital tool for civic engagement: the hypothes.is social annotation platform. The free h...


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Teaching Controversial Topics – Webinar

The Teaching for Democracy Alliance is made up of organizations working together to equip teachers and administrators to talk about elections & voting in a productive way, and to provide students with long-term civic engageme...


Hangout: Spoken Word Letters

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Spoken word, or oral poetry, can help students critically examine dominant narratives to make sense of their own experience through language and express themselves using their own vernacular. As part of a special series designed f...


L2P 2.0 “Focus on Audience and Purpose” Mini-Unit from NWP’s College-Ready Writers Program

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  A key element of the Letters to the Next President 2.0 project is an authentic audience and purpose. These letters will be public, able to be read by others across the nation, and will address real issues in a producti...


Twitter Chat: Building an Argument

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L2P 2.0 partners hosted a Make Cycle focused on building an argument the week of June 20th. The week’s Twitter Chat via ...


Arguing the CRWP Way: Establishing a Classroom Climate for Inquiry and Generosity

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Join members of the College-Ready Writers Program (CRWP) leadership team for a discussion of how CRWP materials and principles encourage students to treat opposing views with respect and generosity. Students who write from CRWP m...


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