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The Philadelphia Writing Project supports and encourages site-wide as well as individual publications of practitioner research, educator reflections, and collaborative work in our schools.
The purposes of PhilWP Journal are to (1) share promising practices among teacher consultants, (2) publish probing reflections from teacher consultants regarding teaching and learning, and (3) showcase for a wider audience the wealth of experiences and ideas that constitute the network. The audience for the journal is both internal and external. Throughout the year, our goal is to publish quarterly.
The purpose of the PhilWP Update is to create a go-to publication for educators to know what is going on within the network. Important dates and people to contact are included in a monthly email format. The Update also includes celebrations of recent accomplishments and milestones.
With help from the GSE Video Lab, we are able to publish videos that showcase work done by students and teachers.
Girls Make History Too (18 March 2011)
In honor of Women’s History Month, PhilWP invited girl winners from the 2011 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards to take the stage and share their writing along Tina Wells, author of the Mackenzie Blue series and Shrim Yim Bridges, author of The Thinking Girl's Treasury of Real Princesses. We hope you will enjoy the poetry, essays and story shorts from our local writers.
2015 Scholastic Art and Writing Launch Event (27 September 2015)
As a kickoff celebration for the 2015 Scholastic Art and Writing Contest, PhilWP, along with PAEP, hosted an event at the Penn Museum. This event featured student readers from several Philadelphia public schools as well as professional writer, Elijah Pringle, III. You can watch excerpts from our 2011 kickoff at the Moonstone Center here.