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Live Oak Writing Project to Offer Two-Day Workshop at Stone County Library PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Contact Charmaine Williams Schmermund - 228.865.4573   


The Live Oak Writing Project at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast will host the Write On! Growing as Writers and Teachers of Writing workshop June 3-4 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Stone County Library, located at 242 Second St. in Wiggins.

The workshop is for kindergarten through sixth grade teachers. It will feature presenters offering research-based practices from their classrooms to improve writing. Topics to be addressed include process writing, narrative and descriptive writing, differentiated learning strategies, depth of knowledge and using the Mississippi State Writing Assessment and Rubric.

The fee for the workshop is $40. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are offered for an additional fee of $20. The workshop registration form can be downloaded at www.usm.edu/liveoak. For additional information about the workshop, contact Catherine Tibbs at 228.214.3373 or This email address is being protected from spam bots, you need Javascript enabled to view it .

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