Tag Archives: teach writing

10 Compelling Issues to Catapult Student Writers

Writing, like any activity, takes practice to get better. But writing, unlike reading or math, is often neglected in schools for various reasons. Educators find the teaching of writing difficult and many times don’t know where to start. This unfortunate … Continue reading

Posted in #edchat, #tcrwp, #teachwriting, beliefs, Blogging, communication, cross-discipline, Digital Literacies, edchat, Multiliteracies, storytelling, Strategies, students, Teacher, writing, Writing Workshop | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

10 Tenets of a Student-Centered Writing Classroom

  Today my work consisted of supporting educators on how to teach writing. Upon reflection, we realized that very few of us remember being specifically taught how to teach writing. Sure, we learned a lot about content, genres, and types … Continue reading

Posted in #edchat, #tcrwp, #teachwriting, communication, Differentiation, edchat, Skills, Strategies, Teacher, Teacher Beliefs, writing, Writing Workshop | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Educators Sharing #WhyIWrite to Celebrate The National Day on Writing

In 2009, the Senate passed a resolution recognizing October 20 as the National Day on Writing. Every year, thousands of educators, students, and writers celebrate by tweeting reasons why they write using the hashtag #WhyIWrite. Celebrations and activities are planned … Continue reading

Posted in #iaedchat, #tcrwp, #teachwriting, #whyIWrite, beliefs, Blogging, communication, Digital Literacies, edchat, Literacy, NCTE, storytelling, Student, Teacher, teaching, Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Blogging in the Classroom: Student Roles

In 2009, I began my personal journey in blogging, as well as implementing blogging into my classroom. Josh, a senior that year, walked into my classroom and told me and his peers that he hated writing and was going to … Continue reading

Posted in #edchat, #Googleedu, #iaedchat, #tcrwp, #teachwriting, Assessment, beliefs, Blogging, Collaboration, communication, Differentiation, Edcamp, edchat, Literacy, Multiliteracies, multimedia, reading, Skills, storytelling, Strategies, Student, Teacher, Teacher Beliefs, Technology, Workshop, Writing Workshop | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

RAFT Prompts & Technology: Writing to Learn Across the Disciplines

Students need an arsenal of literacy strategies to apply in their personal and academic lives. The ability to locate, evaluate, synthesize, analyze, and compose content across multiple communication platforms demand educators to reevaluate their role in literacy. Middle school and … Continue reading

Posted in #edchat, #iaedchat, #tcrwp, #teachwriting, Assessment, Collaboration, communication, cross-discipline, Digital Literacies, Education, Google, Literacy, Multiliteracies, multimedia, Student, Teacher, teachers, teaching, Technology, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment