Q & A Collections: Writing Instruction
I'll begin posting new questions and answers in early September, and during the summer will be sharing thematic posts bringing together responses on similar topics from the past five years. You can see all those collections from the first four years here.
Here are the ones I've posted so far:
Today's theme is on teaching writing. You can see the list following this excerpt from one of them:
This piece features commentaries from Amy Benjamin, Alice Mercer, and from many readers.
Heather Wolpert-Gawron, Kathy Glass, and Carol Jago share their ideas.
This post shares commentaries from educators Mary Tedrow, Ray Salazar and Tanya Baker.
Author/educators Penny Kittle and Carol Jago contribute their responses.
This post includes pieces from Jim Burke and David B. Cohen, as well as comments from readers.
Several educator/authors - Marilee Sprenger; Jane Hill and Kirsten Miller; and Maria Gonzalez - provide guest responses.
This post shares guest responses from three educators: Mary Tedrow, Doug Fisher and Nancy Frey.
Three educators -- Aimee Buckner, Carolyn Coman and Tanya Baker -- contribute their ideas here.
Educator and author Ralph Fletcher shares his ideas on how we can specifically help boys become stronger writers.
Author and teacher Barry Lane provides his perspective in this post.
Teachers Renee Moore and Ray Salazar share their contributions, and I add in my suggestions.