Growing Teacher-Writers with Classroom Writing Cafes (Part 3)


In our previous posts, we shared how to get started with the classroom Writing Cafe and how the Writing Cafe engages all writers in the classroom.

In this post, we will explore how teachers experienced the Writing Cafe for themselves and in turn, not only developed their own writing identity, but improved their classroom writing community.

The word had spread about how a few classrooms had experienced the Writing Cafe and were enjoying much success and engagement with student writing.

Soon more classroom teachers wanted to bring this new and engaging writing experience to their classrooms.

Over the course of just a few weeks, we noticed increased student and teacher excitement about w