The Writing Round-Up {9.07.19}


Welcome to the September 7, 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.

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Now, onto this week's tips!

Purposeful Grading:

Matthew Johnson shares how we can spend less time grading student papers without sacrificing the quality of our instruction in his post, "Five Ways to Spend Less Time with Papers This Year."

Become a Member of Your Classroom Writing Community:

Writing with your students is a powerful practice -- and can lead to amazing results. Teacher (and now author!) Clare Rees shares more in her post, "What I Learnt From Writing a Novel for My GCSC Students."

The Power of Paper Journals:

Writing by hand in a journal has many benefits as "Journaling the Old School Way" from Beth Pandolpho and Edutopia explains.

DID YOU KNOW THAT Teachers who write...

  • are stronger teachers of writers?