“Taking Risks” with Literacy Acoustics


  • Bryan Ripley Crandall Jeanine Rainbolt College of Education The University of Oklahoma




This article is a May 28, 2015, National Writing Project (NWP) interview with Newbery Award-winning author Kwame Alexander about contributions he made to yearlong professional development collaboration between K-8 teachers at Hill Central in New Haven, Connecticut, and Connecticut Writing Project at Fairfield University. The interview, A Talk With Kwame Alexander, is available in its entirety via BlogTalkRadio. 


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