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Teachers Postpone Fun in the Sun to Improve Student Writing

Publication: Winston County Journal
Date: August 2, 2006

Summary: Local teachers are spending four weeks studying teaching strategies that improve the way students of all ages write and learn.

 

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While their students are enjoying summer fun in the sun, local teachers are spending four weeks studying teaching strategies that improve the way students of all ages write and learn. These teachers received a coveted invitation to participate in a National Writing Project (NWP) Summer Institute. Working to improve student writing by participating in the summer institute at Mississippi State University Writing/Thinking Project (MSU Project) in Starkville are James Comans, an English teacher at Louisville High School; Susan Newton, a third grade teacher at Eupora Elementary School; and Teresa Morton, a third grade teacher at Eupora Elementary School.

Copyright © 2006 Winston County Journal. Reprinted with permission.
"Teachers postpone fun in the sun to improve student writing." Winston County Journal. August 2, 2006. www.winstoncountyjournal.com

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