Welcome to the NCWP

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

Calendar

April 2021
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March 29, 2021

All day: Applications Open for Summer Institutes!

March 30, 2021

All day: Applications Open for Summer Institutes!

March 31, 2021

All day: Applications Open for Summer Institutes!

April 1, 2021

All day: Applications Open for Summer Institutes!

April 2, 2021

All day: Applications due for Summer Institutes

April 3, 2021 April 4, 2021
April 5, 2021 April 6, 2021 April 7, 2021 April 8, 2021 April 9, 2021 April 10, 2021 April 11, 2021
April 12, 2021 April 13, 2021

4:00 pm: MOVING PAST THE ZERO: RE-ENVISIONING HOW WE GRADE inquiry group

April 14, 2021 April 15, 2021 April 16, 2021 April 17, 2021 April 18, 2021
April 19, 2021 April 20, 2021

4:00 pm: MOVING PAST THE ZERO: RE-ENVISIONING HOW WE GRADE inquiry group

April 21, 2021 April 22, 2021 April 23, 2021 April 24, 2021

10:00 am: Pre-Institute Orientation for Beginning Teacher Summer Institute

April 25, 2021
April 26, 2021 April 27, 2021 April 28, 2021 April 29, 2021 April 30, 2021 May 1, 2021

10:00 am: Pre-Institute Day for traditional Summer Institute

May 2, 2021
Deep Dive and Teacher Inquiry: MOVING PAST THE ZERO: RE-ENVISIONING HOW WE GRADE

Deep Dive and Teacher Inquiry: MOVING PAST THE ZERO: RE-ENVISIONING HOW WE GRADE

Join us for one of our next workshop series. We’ll read together, learn from each other, and embark on educational redesigns, putting what we’re learning to practice. Up next for spring 2021: MOVING PAST THE ZERO: RE-ENVISIONING HOW WE GRADE In this inquiry group, we’ll read and discuss the book Grading for Equity: What It …

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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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