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10 to represent MWP at KWP Conference Sept. 12

The Kentucky Writing Project State Conference will be held Saturday, Sept. 12, from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Boone Center at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. The conference will focus on schoolwide literacy and improving K-12 student achievement through best practices in writing. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Bryan Ripley Crandall, Director of the […]

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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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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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