Welcome to the August 24, 2019 edition of The Writing Round-Up, a gathering of tips for teaching writing and for growing as a teacher-writer. Below you will find some great tips from around the web to help you do either -- or both!
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In addition to the #DWHabit Word of the Day, you may enjoy sharing Gary Anderson's Daily Writing Prompt with your students. You can find his prompt on Twitter each morning by searching #WNW1920 or by following Gary at @AndersonGL.
Begin your school year by encouraging your students to share their stories. Not only will it build connection and community, it sends a message that storytelling matters in your classroom. Read "Building Student Trust By Sharing Stories on the First Day" from Ed Week Teacher for more.