The Writing Round-Up {3.16.19}


Welcome to the March16, 2019 edition of The Teach Write Writing Round-Up, a gathering of tips for teaching writing and for growing as a teacher who writes.

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Now, onto this week's tips!

Sparking Writing with Quick Writes:

Time is a precious commodity in schools. Quick writes are a great way to maximize writing time. Check out "How a Tiny Spark Can Ignite Student Writing" from Paula Bourque and Middleweb.

Taking the Mystery Out of Digital Portfolios:

Curious about how to use digital writing portfolios in your writing classroom. Check out "Growing Writing Skills with Digital Portfolios" from Jeremy Hyler and the MiddleWeb website for one of the most comprehensive discussions of digital portfolios that I've seen in a long time.

Writing in the Margins of Life:

Many of us have other jobs and have to fit our writing into the margins of life. Enjoy "What It Means to be a Working Writer" from Greer Macallister and Writer UnBoxed.

Join Us for April's Online Writing Workshop:

Registration is now open for our Wednesday evening Time to Write! online writing workshop. If you want to write with a small and friendly group of amazing teacher-writers, be sure to