Just as with reading, it is best that the principal (and superintendent) model and lead as a writer.
All Blog Posts With Writing Tag or Category
February 24, 2015
February 23, 2015
NoRedInk, a website that uses student interests to create grammar and writing exercises, raised $6 million in a Series A round.
October 31, 2014
Advising a student publication takes perseverance, anyone who does it wouldn't argue that point. Empowering student leaders to be responsible for managing set publication sometimes requires a pep talk. Check this one out.
October 30, 2014
Starting November 1st, students in more than 2,000 classrooms will take on a major challenge: Write a novel in a month. The Young Writers Program, part of National Novel Writing Month, gives students and teachers the tools to make it happen.
October 01, 2014
If multiple-choice tests are out of sync with deeper project based learning, should teachers abandon them?
September 05, 2014
BookMarks attends the Letters About Literature awards at the National Book Festival.
September 04, 2014
The Concord Review, a journal of high school student history essays, makes a powerful argument for using student work in explaining academic standards.
August 25, 2014
Tennessee students in grades 2-4 will be expected to learn cursive writing starting next year.
August 21, 2014
Computerized essay-scoring may actually be more effective in changing student behavior than human scoring, Annie Murphy Paul wrote recently in the Hechinger Report.
August 19, 2014
Despite the many negative associations with automated essay-scoring, there's some evidence it may actually be more effective in changing student behavior than human scoring, Annie Murphy Paul wrote recently in the Hechinger Report.