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Celebrating Writing Eastern Kentucky

The Morehead Writing Project will spotlight the writers and writing of Eastern Kentucky through its Celebrating Writing Eastern Kentucky event held in conjunction with the National Day on Writing. Our celebration of writers and writing in Eastern Kentucky will include conversations about writing; creating poetry, fiction, and narratives; and having fun with writing. Celebrating Writing […]

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WEKY offers proven professional development

The Morehead Writing Project will bring together an outstanding array of professional development offerings  for the 2014 Writing Eastern Kentucky Conference to be held 9-4 Saturday, Nov. 8, on the campus of Morehead State University. Presenters will include nationally recognized Teacher of Excellence Brandie Trent and well-known educational bloggers Liz Prather and Deanna Mascle. Additional […]

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WEKY offers writing advice and inspiration

The Morehead Writing Project will host renowned authors George Ella Lyon, George Eklund, and Annie Jones for the 2014 Writing Eastern Kentucky Conference to be held 9-4 Saturday, Nov. 8, on the campus of Morehead State University. All three Kentucky authors are outstanding in their areas and known for their mentoring of other writers. In addition to […]

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Find MWP Fellows On Social Media

The Morehead Writing Project is active on the web and many of our teachers are very tech savvy with Fellows creating web sites and blogs for their students. In addition, MWP maintains a prescence via this web site, Facebook, and Twitter (including using Storify to archive our events) as well as our Online Summer Institute […]

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KWP Conference set for Sept. 27

All educators are invited to attend the Kentucky Writing Project’s fall conference on schoolwide literacy, with sessions for K-16 on writing and reading strategies to enhance student achievement. Of special note is that we will have a strand on PGES by Carol Franks of KDE and a SciJourn strand for ms/hs science and English teachers […]

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Writing Retreat Aug. 16

The Morehead Writing Project, a local affiliate of the National Writing Project, is offering a Writing Retreat on Saturday, Aug. 16, in the Combs Building on the campus of Morehead State University. The event scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. will cost $50 (lunch is not included). Participants will receive six hours of professional […]

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Save these dates!

Two important dates for Morehead Writing Project fall programming have been set! The Fall Retreat is set for Saturday, Aug. 16, with more details about cost, location, and speakers to follow. Retreat Coordinator Lindsay Johnson is planning this event. The Writing Eastern Kentucky Conference is set for Saturday, Nov. 8, with more details about cost, […]

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Peer Writers Present Poster

Morehead Writing Project Peer Writers Devon Collins, Lauren Evans, and Megan Ison will present their poster, The advantages and disadvantages of the writing studio model, during the 2014 Student Celebration of Scholarship at Morehead State University. Abstract: Despite a dozen years of formal writing instruction, many students continue to struggle with writing when they enter college. […]

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Spring 2014 Teen Writers Day Out

The Morehead Writing Project hosted its fourth Teen Writers Day Out on the campus of Morehead State University on Saturday, April 19. Teen writers from Bath, Fleming, and Rowan counties worked with Morehead Writing Project site leaders Director Deanna Mascle of Morehead State University, Brandie Trent of Fleming County High School, Leslie Workman of Bath […]

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MWP awarded $20,000 teacher leadership grant

The National Writing Project recently awarded the Morehead Writing Project $20,000 of federal funds for a 2014-2016 Supporting Effective Educator Development (SEED) Teacher Leadership Development Grant proposal. According to NWP, the purpose of this grant is to expand and develop teacher leadership to improve the teaching of writing and learning in the nation’s schools. The goal of this funding is to provide new […]

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