If, as teachers, we can put a focus on these skills in the elementary years (I have started as early as kindergarten!) and continue to support and remind students about them as they move into secondary, we’ll find that the ability to master content and academic skills will follow much more easily for them.
Using Google Docs for writing lessons has allowed me to give authentic, targeted feedback in real time, allowing students to incorporate improvements into their work as they go.
Writers Need Readers Introducing: Kids Get Published, my tool for creating authentic writing opportunities for children. Learning how to write is hard. Teaching children how to write well is even harder. And we have to start in primary school. Too often, we leave intensive… Continue Reading “Kids Get Published”