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Year one of teaching is scary enough on its own; but when you add in the prospect of thousands of people watching you go on that journey publicly, intimidation doesn't even come close to describing it. Before I started teaching, I decided I needed to write about my first year of teaching, that was settled. Journaling had helped me sort out issues and frustrations in student teaching and I wanted...
For over five years, the Teachers Teaching Teachers webcast has provided a number of educators, especially those affiliated with the NWP, a forum in which to share their work.  In the fall of 2009, I co-hosted three episodes of "Teachers Teaching Teachers" where we invited colleagues featured in The Digital Writing Workshop to share their ideas about teaching in a digital writing workshop. Then,...
Teachers' Letters to Obama is a Facebook group created by Anthony Cody, teacher and blogger, as a way of collecting communciations to President Obama regarding education reform efforts.  The origin of the group is that, as Cody wrote his own open letter to the President, others responded in the comments to his post with their own letters to the President.  Cody created the group "to allow...
ncte.gif In 2008, the NCTE Executive Committee adopted a position statement addressing 21st century literacy skills. The 21st Century Literacy Curriculum and Assessment Framework presents learning outcomes deemed necessary for 21st century readers and writers to succeed. For each outcome, the framework provides specific questions for Language Arts educators to...
profiles.jpg Profiles in Practice: Digital Storytelling with Teacher Consultants of the National Writing Project is a collection presented by the Pearson Foundation and the National Writing Project that presents the work of five teachers, who have all practiced doing digital storytelling in their classrooms in the hopes of delivering instruction of core skills like...
This is an excerpt from a Teachers Teaching Teachers episode. Two students from very different backgrounds eventually come to an understanding. It's included in this resource because this was the medium that the discussion took place, as a podcast. Listen to how the students learn to listen.

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