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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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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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Mascle represents MWP at national conference

Morehead Writing Project Director Deanna Mascle presented two sessions at the 2014 Conference on College Composition and Communication held March 19-22 in Indianapolis. Both sessions were related to her MWP work as well as her roles as a writing instructor, First Year Seminar instructor, and College Readiness Coordinator at Morehead State University. MWP’s Writing Studio […]

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MWP hosts Research Showcase

The Morehead Writing Project hosted a Research Showcase on March 9. The 2013 MWP Summer Institute Fellows shared the results of the classroom inquiry projects developed during the Summer Institute. The Research Showcase is the culminating experience of the year-long National Writing Project Summer Institute experience which focuses on supporting teachers as writers, reflective practitioners, […]

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NDOW-WEKY A Success

Morehead State University celebrated National Day On Writing, an event intended to celebrate writing and writers sponsored by the National Writing Project and National Council of Teachers of English, for the first time this year. The Morehead Writing Project joined forces with Morehead State University’s Camden-Carroll Library, Center for Leadership and Professional Development, Center for Regional […]

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LT sets plans in motion for 2013-14

The Morehead Writing Project Leadership Team met on the campus of Morehead State University on Saturday, Aug. 10, to report on Summer 2013 programs and plan 2013-2014 programs.

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MWP leaders offer Tech Academy

Billie Jo Thornsberry and Laura Daniels, both members of the Morehead Writing Project Leadership Team, led the 2013 Kentucky Writing Project Technology Academy held at Morehead State University June 17-19. The pair led 20 teachers in a three-day workshop which covered several aspects of technology and literacy including digital publication, digital storytelling, and a number […]

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2 MWP teachers present at MSU ETC Conference

Morehead Writing Project Summer Institute Co-Director Brandie Trent and Leadership Team member Maggie Prater presented sessions at the 2013 Morehead State University English Teacher Connection Conference June 12. Trent presented “Culturally Responsive Teaching with Rural Adolescents” with Dr. Alison Hruby, assistant English professor at Morehead State University, sharing the results of their current research project.  Trent teaches […]

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