Teaching is easy, you get the summers off; or do we? Almost no teach I know gets his/her summer to him/herself. Here's a glimpse into the reality.
All Blog Posts With Writing Tag or Category
July 23, 2015
July 20, 2015
Having students do one- to two-minute writing prompts throughout the day can help build writing fluency and confidenceand is also an easy way to differentiate instruction, a K-6 literacy coach told ILA conference attendees.
May 28, 2015
By asking students to "fake it," teachers of writing can help motivate students to succeed, writes Rafael Heller of Jobs for the Future.
May 18, 2015
A new online resource offers a collection of student work to help educators see what students should be striving for.
May 18, 2015
Is it good 21st-century instruction to spend time teaching keyboarding and other computer skills? Or is it just another form of test prep?
May 01, 2015
An Ohio school district revived cursive handwriting instruction by adding it to the art curriculum.
April 14, 2015
Enthusiastic usage of Google Docs did not translate into improved student test scores, according to small-scale new study.
March 17, 2015
A Swiss robot helps students improve their handwriting by having them learn by teaching.
February 24, 2015
Just as with reading, it is best that the principal (and superintendent) model and lead as a writer.
February 23, 2015
NoRedInk, a website that uses student interests to create grammar and writing exercises, raised $6 million in a Series A round.