The Western Pa Writing Project is a non-profit, teacher-centered professional development program, serving area schools and students for nearly thirty years. We are hosted by the University of Pittsburgh's School of Education and a long-standing affiliate of the National Writing Project.
Thursday, May 18, 2017 Type: Resource Scott Filkins provides a model for reimagining assessment not as an act of accountability, but as an act of care. He argues that well-constructed formative assessment, pursued for the right reasons and supported by the broader institutional setting, can actually be the foundation of effective, caring education.
Thursday, May 18, 2017 Type: Resource Considering the act of writing not just for the sake of academic effort, but for the experience itself, Robert P. Yagelski of the Capital District Writing Project shares reflections and powerful examples of writing as praxis to illustrate the importance of living through writing.