Greeting

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Summer 2008 has been a busy summer.  PLWP Writing Retreat held at the Conception Abbey just one mile from where I live gives me the opportunity to meet-and-greet participants along with taking photos for the PLWP web site.  See http://plwp.wetpaint.com/page/PLWP+2008+Writing+Retreat for more information about the retreat.  In June 2008 I presented two workshops with topics of […]

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Jan. 29 Comment on articles

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Greeting–Writing with Technology class:  At the teach-nology.com site I looked at several articles about PowerPoint.  A couple of items caught my attention: One-look back and ask yourself: “Is this making me a better teacher?”  I would add–”Is this good for my students?”  If not don’t do it.  Two:  I would have to say the line […]

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Literacy Academy at PLWP

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Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Regional Professional Development sites and the Missouri Writing Project Network are working together to provide middle school teachers with strategies for teaching writing. The purpose is to increase state standardized scores.

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Missouri Writing Project Network

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Missouri Writing Project Network (MWPN) held its annual retreat in Columbia, MO in early August. How do we help students become better readers as well as writers? National Writing Projects focus of Teachers Teaching Teachers is what helped MWPN to be well on its way when the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education ask […]

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Century Farm Presentatioin

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Mrs. Luke’s third grade at Stanberry R-II read a personal narrative about a century farm.  Century Farm One Hundred Years on A Family Farm by Chris Peterson.  Mrs. Luke ask me to come speak to her class about growing up on a century farm.  I also live with my husband on his families century farm. Our […]

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