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6 to represent MWP at KCTE

Six Morehead Writing Project teachers will lead sessions for the 2015 Kentucky Council of Teachers of English/Language Arts Conference planned for Feb. 27-28 in Lexington. The sessions include: Mandy Lawson, Sheldon Clark High School, Martin County Schools, and Misty Burchett Johnson, West Carter High School presenting “Extending the Invitation and Opening the Door to Lifelong Literacy” Misty […]

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Elam, Johnson, Thurman selected to represent MWP

Tiffany Elam, Lindsay Johnson, and Megan Thurman were selected to serve the Morehead Writing Project as its 2015 Kentucky Writing Project Professional Development Team. KWP has organized several PD Teams to work with schools around the Commonwealth. This select group of educators will prepare targeted professional development programs to serve the unique needs of Kentucky […]

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2014 MWP SI Fellows lead PD

The 2014 Morehead Writing Project Invitational Summer Institute Fellows have had a busy Fall full of leadership and professional development. A number of Fellows participated in the Fall 2014 Weekend Writing Retreat on the campus of Morehead State University. The entire cohort returned to campus on Saturday, Sept. 13, for a follow-up event led by […]

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Kelley and Lootens help coordinate Celebrating WEKY

Tia Kelley and Charli Lootens worked with Morehead Writing Project Director Deanna Mascle to organize the Morehead Writing Project’s 2014 Celebrating Writing Eastern Kentucky in conjunction with the National Day On Writing sponsored by National Writing Project and National Council of Teachers of English. The 2014 Celebrating Writing Eastern Kentucky Event Coordinators planned the event […]

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Round 2: Celebrating Writing Eastern Kentucky

Round 2 of Celebrating Eastern Kentucky, the Morehead Writing Project’s tribute to National Day on Writing, is now underway.  Celebrating Writing Eastern Kentucky will spotlight the writers and writing of Eastern Kentucky through conversations about writing; creating poetry, fiction, and narratives; and having fun with writing. Running through the end of October, Round 2 will […]

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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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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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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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