We Don’t Deliver PD Anymore
The National Writing Project is one of the world’s leading professional development networks. Our methods are proven through extensive research. Students of writing project teachers perform better than students in other classrooms. So why would our NWP site stop delivering professional development?
Perhaps I could not field one more phone call from a desperate administrator interested only in raising on-demand test score before I committed violence of some sort. Perhaps I saw the wild-eyed look in my teachers’ eyes when I asked them to take on such drudgery. Perhaps I decided life was too short to spend on pointless tasks.