MTWP Virtual pd

The Middle TN Writing Project and MTSU’s Center for Educations Media have partnered to produce webcasts of some of our TCs teaching demonstrations. These webcasts present a wonderful opportunity to learn a new practice on your schedule. Free registration is required to view the webcasts.

Writing in the Content Areas

Air Date: March 21, 2013

presented by: Michelle Pieczura, Franklin Elementary

Using Authors as Research Mentors

Air Date: October 24, 2012

presented by Sarah Svarda, The Discovery School

ELL Open Institute: Writing in the Content Areas with English – Dash Facts and Pass the Portrait

Air Date: January 21, 2014

presented by Erin Phillips and Heather Knox, Hobgood Elementary School

ELL Open Institute: Writing in the Content Areas with English Learners – Content Area Cycle

Air Date: November 25, 2013

presented by Heather Knox, Hobgood Elementary School

Using Accountable Socratic Seminars to Improve Writing Skills

Air Date: May 8, 2014

presented by Leslie Trail, Eagleville School

Using Accountable Talk to Improve Writing Skills

Air Date: March 25, 2014

presented by Sara Sheehan, West Hills Elementary School

Using Research Projects to Improve Writing Skills

Air Date: June 30, 2014

presented by Heather Knox, Hobgood Elementary School

“Effective professional development programs provide frequent and ongoing opportunities for teachers to write and to examine theory, research, and practice together systematically.” - National Writing Project, Statement of Core Principles

Current and past partnerships

  • Eagleville School, Eagleville

  • Franklin City Schools

  • Glenview Elementary, Nashville

  • Metro-Nashville Schools

  • Marshall County Schools

  • Reevers Rogers Elementary School, Murfreesboro

  • Trousdale County Schools

  • Warren County Schools

  • Webb School, Bell Buckle