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2014 Summer Institute

Every summer educators attend the KMWP Invitational Summer Institute to examine their practice and analyze research and theory related to the teaching of writing and its role in student learning. These teachers return to their classrooms as KMWP teacher consultants: models of effective disciplinary literacy instruction for their schools and districts. Through the KMWP Invitational […]

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20 Reasons to Join Us at The KMWP SI 2014

In honor of twenty years of teachers teaching teachers, here are twenty reasons to attend the 2014 Invitational Summer Institute.  Join us! 1.  Meet colleagues who share your passion for teaching 2.  Breakfast with fellows each morning with food and activities that center on literary and cultural themes 3.  Amass an arsenal of teaching strategies […]

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2013 Advanced Leadership Institute

Using funds from National Writing Project’s Supporting Effective Educator Development (SEED) 1 grant, we designed and began our Advanced Leadership Institute. Rob Montgomery leads the ALI as well. While the ALI selected fellows through an application process, fellows applied based on invitation from Jennifer and Rob. The twenty ALI fellows began meeting in December, and […]

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Cobb County Area 2 2012 Mini Institute

Given that the nature of NWP funding has changed, KMWP has found ways to sustain our model while drawing from community and campus resources to support that work. In addition to holding the traditional Invitational Summer Institute during 2012, Area 2, a high-needs zone of Cobb County School District, used Title I funds to pay […]

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2012 Invitational Summer Institute

The 2012 ISI was directed by Rob Montgomery, who serves as the director of Institutes, and Kitty Drew, a teacher at The Walker School who served as teacher co-director. The ISI combines core values of both NWP and local customs developed at our site to build community. We begin our day with breakfast, which inadvertently […]

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