Happy new year! Welcome to the first Writing Round-Up of 2018. We are glad you are here!
We are excited to dive back into sharing our favorite finds for teaching writing and for being a teacher who writes. Let's get started!
For Teachers of Writers
When asked "What is the biggest mistake teachers make in writing instruction and what can they do instead?" teacher-author Larry Ferlazzo went to four industry leaders for answers. Read his Education Week article and hear their answers.
The "This I Believe" essay would be an interesting and fun project for older students to document their beliefs at this moment in their lives -- and then go and look back on it a few years from now. It could also be used as a content area writing piece to demonstrate what students have learned about a topic. Check it out!