Teachers of writing must be writers themselves.
Respect for students and their life experiences.
Respect for the power of writing as a tool that moves us closer to equity and anti-racism in education.
All aspects of the writing process from prewriting through assessment.
Writing and reading integrated into every discipline.
K-college level strategies.
The District of Columbia Area Writing Project (DCAWP), a local site of the National Writing Project, is sponsored by Howard University School of Education and supported by the District of Columbia Public School System. We seek to improve the writing of students in all grade levels in the District of Columbia metropolitan community.