Book Club Announcement: Teaching Argument Writing, Grades 6-12 (with Pizza) Are you troubled by strange reasoning in your students’ essays? Do you experience feelings of dread grading their thesis-less arguments? Have you or your fellow English teachers seen irrelevant evidence or unclear reasoning? If the answer is yes, then don’t wait another minute. Sign up […]
We hope your school year has started off well! Don’t you just love the excitement and possibility of it all!? Earlier this summer we sent out an invitation to join a teacher book club on Notice and Note by Kylene Beers and Bob Probst. It will be led by our very own Maya Woodall. Maya […]
The first annual KMWP Literacy Conference was held on March 23rd.
Using teacher consultants contracted through the organization Improving Student Achievement (ISA), KMWP contracted four retired teachers and/or faculty to provide literacy coaching in Booker T. Washington High School, South Atlanta High School, and Therrell High School. This work produced approximately $17,000 in sales and workshop funds for KMWP and helped us establish relationships with Atlanta […]
Using funds from National Writing Project’s Supporting Effective Educator Development (SEED) 3 grant and building off of our new partnership with Area 2 of Cobb County School District, we partnered with Campbell High School to deliver 30 hours of professional development. Dr. Denise Magee, the new principal at Campbell High School, is working toward a […]