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About hicks1tw

Troy Hicks (@hickstro) is a former middle grades teacher, now associate professor of English at Central Michigan University where he focuses his work on the teaching of writing, literacy and technology.

Guiding Student Writers as They Work with Digital Tools

If asking students to develop their voice, stamina, and range of techniques as writers isn’t hard enough, we now have a variety of devices, websites, and apps that students want to use in order to enhance their writing. From Google … Continue reading

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CRWP at 5: Celebrating Our Teachers as Writers

Almost five years after the orientation day for our first summer institute in 2009, fifteen Chippewa River Writing Project teacher leaders met for a celebratory dinner at Buck’s Run in Mount Pleasant. It was an evening to reflect on the … Continue reading

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