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The Northern California Writing Project is a professional development organization devoted to improving the teaching of writing in our service region.

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Applications open for our 2021 Summer Institutes!

Applications open for our 2021 Summer Institutes!

We hope you will join us or recommend a colleague for one of our 2021 Summer Institutes! This summer, we are offering two Institutes: 1) our Beginning Teacher Design Institute invites teachers from across grade levels (K-college) and disciplines who are in their first five years of teaching. Our goal: support new educators and connect …

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Deep Dive and Teacher Inquiry Community: (Re)Claiming Language Study Group

Deep Dive and Teacher Inquiry Community: (Re)Claiming Language Study Group

You are invited to participate in an exciting Deep Dive and Teacher Inquiry Community hosted by the Northern California Writing Project (NCWP). The workshop series will begin with a collaborative, deep dive into Dr. April Baker-Bell’s Linguistic Justice: Black Language, Literacy, Identity, and Pedagogy, Black Language before turning toward reflective action aimed at answering: (1) How does Anti-Black …

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Dispatches: You Are the Scale of the World: Fragments From a COVID-Era Classroom by Robbin Jack

Dispatches: You Are the Scale of the World: Fragments From a COVID-Era Classroom by Robbin Jack

Welcome to NCWP Dispatches. How do we chronicle our days in a time that resists narrative? Like living through a long body of paragraphs, by the time we get to the conclusion, the introduction has changed. The memory of March is a distant cousin to the reality of August. And so we write missives: a …

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Dispatches: Toward What Aim? – Reflections on Respectability and “Language of Power” by Anthony Miranda

Dispatches: Toward What Aim? – Reflections on Respectability and “Language of Power” by Anthony Miranda

Welcome to NCWP Dispatches. How do we chronicle our days in a time that resists narrative? Like living through a long body of paragraphs, by the time we get to the conclusion, the introduction has changed. The memory of March is a distant cousin to the reality of August. And so we write missives: a …

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California Writing Project Black Lives Matter

California Writing Project Black Lives Matter

We, the directors of the 15 California Writing Project sites, stand in solidarity with Black Lives Matter. We are saddened and horrified by the murders of the past few weeks—the latest manifestation of the racism that began 400 years ago with the colonizing of what is now the United States. This is who we are and …

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Meet the NCWP Summer 2019 Fellows!

Meet the NCWP Summer 2019 Fellows!

This summer we are hosting our Summer Invitational Institute with a bit of a twist: we invited some incredible new teachers–teachers who are in their first five years of teaching–to join us for our Beginning Teacher Design Institute. These fellows will work together in June to share teaching practices and reflect on the teaching of …

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Hello from the New NCWP Director!

Hello from the New NCWP Director!

Hello fellow educators and welcome (or welcome back) to the NCWP site! We’ve recently updated our website in order to highlight a couple new projects we are excited about: A Beginning Teacher Design Institute and, starting in February, local teacher featured blogs. The blogs will give you insights into area teachers’ classrooms and ideas they …

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