Planning for Writing Instruction
In this brief tip from his book, When Writing Workshop Isn't Working, Mark Overmeyer describes a process of collaborative backward planning that provides a scope and sequence for the year that meets district curriculum requirements, allows for the study of genres connected to various…
Formative Assessment as a Compass: Looking at Student Work as an Intentional Part of Ongoing Professional Development
This e-book is a practical resource for teachers as they think about formative assessment in relation to writing instruction. Led by questions posed by the authors and links within the text, a study group, individual teacher or professional development program facilitator can use this guide…
Inner Realms Journey
If you can imagine the place where role-playing games, meditation, and mindfulness meet for fun and learning, you might be close to Inner Realms Journey.
Write Now Teacher Studio
Where teachers write, share, and talk shop about writing and the teaching of writing
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Hosted by the National Writing Project, the Write Now Teacher Studio is an open, online community of educators for educators. It’s a place to write together, examine our teaching, create and refine curricula, and work toward ever more effective and equitable practices to create confident, creative, and critical thinkers and writers in our classrooms and courses.