By Colleen Appel In December, 165 high school students and their teachers from 18 school districts across southern Missouri converged on the Missouri State University campus for “Make Your Statement, Write Your Story,” a day-long conference sponsored by the Ozarks Writing Project (OWP), a project of MSU’s Center for Writing in College, Career, and Community (CWCCC). … [Read more...] about OWP Hosts Writing Conference for High School Students
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At the first-ever High School Writing Conference on Friday, December 9, some of the most talented teacher-writers in southwest Missouri will conduct sessions designed to inspire students in grades 9-12 to Make Your Statement, Write Your Story. Session topics include script writing, parody, slam poetry, comic books and graphic novels, making money from writing, flash … [Read more...] about Make Your Statement. Write Your Story.
Congratulations to Heather Payne, co-director of Ozarks Writing Project (OWP), and Laurie Buffington, OWP teacher consultant and English teacher at Laquey High School, for being invited to share their experiences as teacher leaders during a webinar hosted by the U.S. Department of Education’s Investing in Innovation (i3) Community. The webinar, which took place on September … [Read more...] about Perspectives on Teacher Leadership from i3 Teacher Leaders
Julie Morris, English teacher at Macks Creek High School, has been named MSTA Southwest Region Rookie Teacher of the Year for 2015-2016. This prestigious award is designed to recognize the contributions of a classroom teacher of 5 years or less who is exceptionally dedicated, knowledgeable and skilled, and has the ability to inspire students of all backgrounds and abilities to … [Read more...] about Morris Named Rookie Teacher of the Year