Category Archives: 6-8

NCTE Comes to the CRWP: Literacies Before Technologies

On December 10, 2022, the Chippewa River Writing Project hosted a free continuity event: NCTE Comes to the CRWP. Teacher consultants from the CRWP who presented at the NCTE Annual Convention in November shared their presentations with us. This is … Continue reading

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NCTE Comes to the CRWP: Scaling Mountains

On December 10, 2022, the Chippewa River Writing Project hosted a free continuity event: NCTE Comes to the CRWP. Teacher consultants from the CRWP who presented at the NCTE Annual Convention in November shared their presentations with us. This is … Continue reading

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What Is an English Teacher’s Role During SSR?

This post is the second in a series designed to connect teachers’ remembered childhood and/or YA independent reading experiences and their current teaching practices to Jeff Wilhelm, Mike Smith, and Sharon Fransen’s new book, Reading Unbound: Why Kids Need to … Continue reading

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A Case for Graphic Novels in the ELA Classroom

Louis (Bud) Kanyo, is a CRWP 2009 Summer Institute Teacher Consultant who is currently a doctoral candidate at Michigan State University. Bud is also an Assistant Professor of English & Humanities at Mid Michigan Community College.  His dissertation research interests focus … Continue reading

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Guiding Student Writers as They Work with Digital Tools

If asking students to develop their voice, stamina, and range of techniques as writers isn’t hard enough, we now have a variety of devices, websites, and apps that students want to use in order to enhance their writing. From Google … Continue reading

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