The Writing Round-Up {2.17.18}


Welcome to the February 17, 2018 edition of the Writing Round-Up, a resource of ideas for teachers of writers and teachers who write. We are glad you're here!

For Teachers of Writers

The Safety of Our Notebooks:

As we continue to grapple with the craziness of the world around us, writing can help us--and our students--process our thinking. We hope you will read "On Days Like These, Write. Just Write" by Tricia Ebarvia and Moving Writers. It is a beautiful reminder of the power of writing.

The Wonder of Technology:

Pernille Ripp explains the ability technology has in the classroom to not only connect us with others, but to provide an authentic audience for our student writers in her post, "The True Power of Technology."

Mentor Texts for Informational Writing:

Cathy Mere's