News and Events
- MDE Selects MWTI to Lead Second Year of Writing Collaboration - The Mississippi Department of Education contracted with the Mississippi Writing Thinking Institute (MWTI) to lead implementation of the writing collaboration for preparing Mississippi teachers for the upcoming Common Core English/Language Arts assessment. A series of face-to-face workshop sessions and online training are offered to teachers across the school year, along with personalized assistance as needed. The workshops are held in Oxford, Jackson, Greenville and Meridian. The Live Oak Writing Project is holding the same series of workshops in Ellisville and Long Beach.
- MWTI Spearheads Writing of Teacher Training for MDE - The Mississippi Department of Education chose the Mississippi Writing Thinking Institute, inclusive of all writing projects located at university sites across the State, to create and deliver quality training for teachers in preparation for implementation of the Common Core State Standards.
Teachers attended a series of workshops targeted toward helping them create rigorous classroom assignments for students, with the goal of preparing students for the upcoming Common Core assessments and for post-secondary training and the workplace.
Rural Voices Radio
Listen to previous shows...
Cause for Celebration!
- Mississippi Writing Thinking Institute, Magee High School Honored with 2013 Governor's Award
The Mississippi Writing Thinking Institute and Magee High School were recognized for their collaborative work by the Mississippi Association of Partnerships in Education via presentation with the Governor's Award.
Mississippi Writing/Thinking Institute
Mississippi State University
75 Morgan Ave.
Starkville, MS 39759
P.O. Box 9509
Mississippi State, MS 39762-9509