Lee County invited presenters from the University of Mississippi's Writing Project to introduce close-reading concepts to its middle- and high-school teachers
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Who We Are
What is our mission?
The University of Mississippi Writing Project seeks to empower teachers to improve thinking, writing, teaching, and learning through access, diversity, and equity; through relevant and current teaching practices; and through teacher expertise, leadership, and reflection.
How do we execute our mission?
- Workshops for educators across the curriculum
- In-school professional development for schools and districts
- Intensive summer programs
- Continued support for teachers throughout the year
- Young writers' programs
Why should you participate?
- Current and relevant training in instruction
- Access to a state and national network of teachers and resources
- Insightful and reflective approaches to classroom practice
- Collaborative atmosphere empowers teachers as professionals
- Community of dedicated and knowledgeable professionals in literacy education