• Jennifer Laffin

The Writing Round-Up {2.22.20}


Welcome to the February 22, 2020 edition of the Teach Write Writing Round-Up. Thank you for stopping by!


Every week, I gather tips for teaching writing and for growing as a teacher who writes and put them right here in the Writing Round-Up.

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Now, onto this week's tips...


The Power of 3:

Read more about how the Power of 3 is a writing technique that provides a sense of balance within writing in this post.


Writing Habits:

Written Word Media shares how you can grow your writing habit in 15 Writing Habits for Author Success.


Writing on Student Work:

Beth Moore shares a few reasons why teachers should stop writing on students' writing assignments in this Two Writing Teachers' post.


Students Write Their Politician:

Sarah Cooper shares a lesson in authentic writing in What Students Can Learn by Writing to Politicians from MiddleWeb.


Organizing Research Notes:

Cynthia Levinson of Nonfiction Fest has several tips for organizing research notes in "What Do I Do With All That Stuff?!


Newbery Notes:

You can listen to The Institute for Children's Literature interview Newbery winner Jerry Craft about his writing process in this podcast.


Time to Write:

Enrollment for the March Time to Write Online Writing Workshop for Teacher-Writers is now open! Set aside 90 minutes each week to write with a small, fun group of teacher-writers without ever leaving home! More info can be found in the Teach Write Academy.


Get Ready to Chat!:

Calling all writing rebels and writing rebel wannabes -- Please join us for our March #TeachWrite Twitter chat on Monday, March 2 at 7:00 PM ET. All are welcome! (Sign up for a text reminder of all of our chats here.)



That's all for this week's edition of the Teach Write Writing Round-Up. I will see you again next week with more tips!


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