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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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.
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.
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.
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 grab a spot today. Our meetings begin 4/3.
Teacher & writer Alan J. Wright explores this idea and shares some excellent reflection questions in his post, "What Do Teachers Mean By 'Independent Writing'?".
Enjoy this list of books about teaching writing and writers from our friends at Literacy for Pleasure in the UK. How many on this list have you read?
If you are interested in publishing your educational thoughts in the form of a blog post, you'll want to check out "How I Write a Blog Post: My Step-by-Step Process" from Problogger Darren Rouse. (Blogging is a GREAT way to build up your writing muscle before submitting your work to journals and publishers!)
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