The University of Mississippi Writing Project

Join Us for Our Online Book Study starting September 6!

September 6 – October 25

Pointless: An English Teacher's Guide to More Meaningful Grading. book coverSarah Zerwin's Pointless: An English Teacher's Guide to More Meaningful Grading.  Let’s talk about how to more effectively support student learning. Open to all teachers K-16. 

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We welcome new participants; previous book studies are not prerequisites to join this discussion.

Participation is FREE, but the book is not provided. CEUs are available for a $20 processing fee.


Or browse our previous book study selections.

September 6 – October 25

Why Humans Learn Bookcover How Humans Learn: The Science and Stories Behind Effective College Teaching by Josh Eyler. Let’s talk about how our students learn. Open to all teachers K-16.

March 22 - May 17

Upgrading BookcoverUngrading: Why Rating Students Undermines Learning (and What to Do Instead) by Susan Blum

January 11 - March 12

he Writing Strategies Book CoverThe Writing Strategies Book: Your Everything Guide to Developing Skilled Writers by Jennifer Serravallo

January 25 - March 8

Teaching While the World Is On Fire Book CoverTeaching While the World Is On Fire
by Lisa Delpit

Transitioning to College Writing Symposium

An annual symposium for teachers and students of composition, from middle school through university levels.

National Writing Project

The University of Mississippi Writing Project is one of 160 sites of the National Writing Project.