During the past two years, literacy consultants serving on the Writing Program Review team at the Kentucky Department of Education had the opportunity to visit schools to observe writing programs and provide feedback for next steps.
The Louisville Writing Project will host several summer workshops for teachers in all grade levels June 12-15 at Waggener High School in Louisville. The workshops will cover a variety of genres, including poetry, story writing, playwriting, article writing and grammar. Participants may attend one or all of the sessions. The registration deadline is May 15. Email Linda Satterlee-McFadin for more [...]
Boyle County Middle School teacher Danielle Burke says great things happened when she gave her students more time to ask questions.
On-demand writing is called “on demand” because of when it is done and how it is done. “On demand” is not the product itself.
If we are to empower our students to become good writers, we must move beyond our former feelings of inadequacy as writers and teach our students how to communicate in a written format.
East Bernstadt Elementary teachers Susan Elza and Amy Jervis found creative ways to keep students engaged.
Incoming 1st -graders get intensive literacy intervention at Oldham County’s Camp Literacy Live.
The Louisville Writing Project will host a professional development on how to use storytelling to inspire reluctant writers and achieve writing standards July 1-3 at Roosevelt-Perry Elementary School in Louisville. The workshop will be led by storyteller and teaching artist Randi Skaggs, who competes frequently in story slams – live storytelling competitions in which storytellers have five minutes each to [...]
Teachers across Kentucky and the world are harnessing the power of students’ interest in the video game, Minecraft, and turning it into increased learning.
The Louisville Writing Project will host a writing conference Jan. 17 at the University of Louisville for educators of all content areas in grades K-12. Participants can learn about new strategies and lesson ideas that can help students lift the quality of their writing and can receive six hours of professional development credit. The conference includes lessons and strategies for [...]