The Writing Round-Up {10.27.18}

Welcome to the October 27, 2018 edition of The Writing Round-Up, a gathering of tips for teaching writing and for growing as a teacher writer.

Are you headed to NCTE in Houston next month? If you are, we hope you will join us at a #TeachWrite writing meetup and notebook exchange on Saturday, November 17. The time and date is still TBD, but you can sign up for a text reminder and we will let you know when we figure it all out.

Whether you are a teacher of writers or a teacher who writes, we've found some great tips for you this week! Let's get started...

Looking for a Writing Group?:

Did you know that teachers who write make the best teachers of writers? Isn't it time to get your own writing life up and moving again? Join the next cohort of teacher-writers in a virtual writing workshop that begins 11/7. Write from the comfort of your own home and connect with some pretty amazing and supportive teacher-writers. Space is limited to six writers to keep things cozy. Join us!

Writing to Learn:

Often times, we only ask our students to write to show us what they know. But how often do we ask them to write