Do you want to improve student writing? Teachers in all subject areas know the struggle of reading incoherent student responses. No matter their subject area or grade level, all teachers can use these … [Read more...] about Improve Student Writing: Tired of Reading Poorly Written Responses?
You may have heard of the popular RACE Writing Strategy, but have you heard of the RADD strategy? This is a similar mnemonic device to help students organize their writing. Student writing … [Read more...] about What is the RADD Writing Strategy?
Struggling writers can benefit greatly from a few interventions. Here are five of the best ways to improve confidence and skills in writing. 1. Read as much as possible My struggling writers … [Read more...] about Five Ways to Help Struggling Writers
It can be really hard to motivate kids to write. When students are reluctant to begin writing, I have found that the best way to motivate them is to provide choice. The components of … [Read more...] about The Key to Motivating Kids to Write
Why should I be teaching paired passages? Let's face it--paired passages are becoming the norm on standardized tests, so students need a chance to practice reading and responding to them. The SAT … [Read more...] about Teaching Paired Passages? Read This First!