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, leaders, and researchers.

The Fellows presented the following projects:

Jessica Feltner (Powell County Middle School) – Use of Free Writing in the Classroom to Enhance On-Demand Writing

Dustin Grooms (Mason County High School) – Effects of Digital and Blended Assessments on Quality of Student Writing

Suzanne Haberek (East Jessamine High School) – Self-Reflection in Math

Ben Hawkins (East Carter High School) – To Flip or Not To Flip My Classroom, That is the Question

Michelle Hildebrandt (McBrayer Elementary School) – How to Mold Kindergarteners Into Confident Writers

Mallory Howard (Montgomery County Intermediate School) – The Genius Project

Natasha Mora (Botts Elementary School, Menifee County) – How to Increase Student Value For Writing

Lori Staggs (East Carter Middle School) – Positive Feedback and its Powers

Megan Thurman (Lewis County Middle School) – Building Writing Confidence Among Middle School Students

Leslie Workman (Bath County High School) – Building Community: The Key to Student Achievement

Watch the events of the day via the #MWPSI Twitter feed

Read the full Inquiry Project Reports