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MWP helps transform Bath Middle into a makerspace

The Morehead Writing Project and Bath County Middle School in Owingsville, Kentucky, received a LRNG Innovators Challenge grant this Spring and are now in the midst of transforming the school into a makerspace. MWP Site Director Deanna Mascle brought the grant opportunity to the attention of Bath County Middle leaders because she thought the school […]

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No Summer Slow-Down For MWP Teacher-Leaders

While students were enjoying their break, over 3,000 teachers were using the summer months to improve their craft.  Through the National Writing Project, (NWP), teachers across the country worked face-to-face and in online communities to share and learn new ways to teach writing, engage colleagues, and enhance their leadership. Programs serving all 50 states provided […]

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KWP 2017 Fall Conference on Schoolwide Literacy

The Kentucky Writing Project State Network will hold its 2017 Fall Conference on Schoolwide Literacy on Saturday, Sept. 30, on the University of Louisville campus. The six hours of professional development will focus on improving student achievement through research-based practices in writing. P-20 educators interested in improving literacy instruction should attend in order to learn strategies for […]

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Developing Your Writing Ritual

One small step can really change you Delight your senses with this outdoor writing experience designed as an enjoyable exploration of Writing Rituals—steps to take before putting pen to paper. This day-long workshop (9 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26) at Carter Caves State Resort Park amphitheater will be useful to anyone interested in developing Writing Rituals […]

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Save These Dates for Fall Retreat and WEKY

The Morehead Writing Project plans to hold its Fall 2017 Writing Retreat for Saturday, Aug. 26, according to Retreat Coordinator Karen VanKirk. We will return to Carter Caves State Resort Park. Stay tuned for details. Morehead WP will hold its 2017 Writing Eastern Kentucky Conference on Saturday, Nov. 4, in Breckinridge Hall on the campus […]

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Summer Writing Camps for teens, tweens, and kids

The Morehead Writing Project is excited to announce that we are again offering our Global Graffiti Summer Writing Camps. In 2017, we will offer five camps in four locations to serve three different age groups: Maysville Young Writers Camp (grades 1-6): May 29th-June 2nd, 9 am-noon at Straub Elementary School in Maysville (Brandis Carlson-instructor) MSU Intermediate Writers […]

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Are you a fool for writing? Join us April 1!

Join the Morehead Writing Project on this April Fool’s Day (2017) for a day jam-packed with writing excitement including Mad-Cap Writing, Eckphrastic poetry, and a session with the Red House Writers that includes both writing prompts and writing group tips. Our day will open with Mad-Cap Writing and the afternoon will include an eckphrastic poetry […]

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Come Join the MWP Community

The Morehead Writing Project has planned an exciting Spring full of writing, learning, and growth and there is still opportunity to join our ranks so that you can benefit from the best professional development available and enjoy amazing opportunities for you and your students. When you do not apply to a Morehead Writing Project Summer Institute then […]

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MWP Awarded Scale-up the College-Ready Writers Program Grant

The Morehead Writing Project was recently awarded a $20,000 Scale-up the College-Ready Writers Program Grant by the National Writing Project. The Supporting Effective Educator Development (SEED) grant is focused on the College, Community, and Career Writing Program (C3WP), an argument writing process proven to significantly impact student growth in writing and teacher practice. Last year, the National Writing […]

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Learn and Grow with MWP This Summer!

The Morehead Writing Project is currently accepting applications for our 2017 Invitational Summer Institute Fellowships and we are building a cohort for our 2017 Open Online Summer Institute. Both programs offer teachers from kindergarten through college the unique professional and personal growth experience offered by the National Writing Project. Fellowships are awarded on a competitive […]

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