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Tutor Training Based on NWP Theory. Laurel Taylor [email protected] Things I learned through the Middle Tennessee Writing Project. I am a writer. I am a professional. I can learn and share valuable lessons by spending time around other writers/teachers.

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Tutor training based on nwp theory

Tutor Training Based on NWP Theory

Laurel Taylor

[email protected]


Things i learned through the middle tennessee writing project

Things I learned through the Middle Tennessee Writing Project

  • I am a writer.

  • I am a professional.

  • I can learn and share valuable lessons by spending time around other writers/teachers.


How this impacted me as an educator and tutor

How this impacted me as an educator and tutor

  • I embraced the title of author/wrier.

  • I learned to articulate WHY what I was doing worked and WHAT the research said about my methodology.

  • I prioritized time with other educators.


The challenges of a high school writing center

The challenges of a high school writing center

  • Modern high schools are test-focused.

    • Lack of autonomy in curriculums

    • Always a “right” answer/format/approach


Installing my nwp principles in my tutors you are a writer

Installing my NWP principles in my tutors—You are a writer!

  • Taking them through the writing process.

    • Writers’ Folders

    • Discussion of their writing processes

    • Theme for English B

    • We heart Anne Lamott

    • Metanarratives

Writin' Titans

Write On!


Installing my nwp principles in my tutors you are a professional

Installing my NWP principles in my tutors—You are a professional!

  • Read scholarly articles so they have research to back up their approaches.

  • Use the lingo—HOCs and LOCs, Writer-Focues, etc.

  • Tutors as consultant to teachers and classroom visitor.


Tutor training based on nwp theory

Installing my NWP principles in my tutors—You gain the most from learning from and sharing with each other!

  • Metanarrative discussions as a way of understanding other peoples’ writing process

  • Lots of conversations about their own writing experiences

    • Each part of the process:

      • How we approach it…

      • What we are thinking/doing while we write…

      • How we receive help at that stage…

  • Tutoring in Pairs

  • Peer Observations

  • Returning tutors as lead tutors


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