Welcome to the July 6, 2019 edition of the Teach Write Writing Round-Up.
Every week, I gather tips for teaching writing and for growing as a teacher who writes and put them right here all in one place.
Be sure that you have joined my email list so you never miss an update!
Now, onto this week's tips!
This week, I listened to a great podcast about writing fears by author Mur Lafferty. You may find it helpful too.
Looking to bring more choice into your writing workshop? Check out this post from Katie Keier and CCIRA.
Need some writing ideas? Bryn Donovan shares 50 fun and creative writing prompts for summer writing on her blog.
Is it time to focus more of our efforts in our writing classrooms on building creativity and the art of storytelling instead of more rote (testable) skills? Read more here.
Are you looking for Your writing community?
Become a member of
You'll find inspiration, information, and a community of other teacher-writers to help move you forward as a teacher-writer & teacher of writers.
Access to a private Facebook group with lots of inspiration & ideas to keep you writing and teaching writing
A monthly online writing workshop
A 10% discount on all Teach Write Academy courses
All for just $17.95/month
Join The Writing Center for Teacher-Writers HERE!
Should reading and writing be taught together? This post from Literacy for Pleasure explores more.
How does creating something (a story, a painting, a poem, etc.) compare to building a house? Julie Duffy explores this interesting analogy in her Writer UnBoxed post.
Is your fear of writing a first draft that is not perfect holding you back from writing? Read this.
I will see you back here next week for the next edition of The Writing Round-Up. Wishing you a wonderful week with lots of memorable experiences to write about!
Want to grow as a teacher-writer or teacher of writers?
Subscribe to our email list and I'll send all of my updates right to your inbox.
(I'll even send you a little thank you gift when you do!)