Spotlight on Writing Instruction

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Writing Instruction


The Education Week Spotlight on Writing Instruction is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors for their insights on:

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The limited amount of academic writing that students learn in school may not be what they need for the workplace, argue some experts and employers.
September 26, 2018 – Education Week

Most commercial literacy programs won't actually teach students how to read and write well, argues Mike Schmoker. Educators need to demand higher quality curricula.
March 6, 2019 – Education Week

When teachers give students feedback only at the end of the writing process, it is often ignored or dismissed, writes teacher Jesse Breite. He describes how teachers in his English department reimagined the revision process.
October 31, 2018 – Teacher

Elementary teachers should give students the freedom to find joy, take risks, and process emotions in their writing, says Emily Galle-From.
August 1, 2018 – Teacher

Laptops give students the ability to get feedback and revise in real time, says this English teacher.
September 5, 2018 – Teacher

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