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Why the Five-Paragraph Essay is a Problem Now—and Later

The road to excellence is rife with trial and error. It is up to us to entrust our young writers to wrestle with their decisions. Doing so matters now. And later.  (continue reading)

Teaching Practices That Spark a Culture of Revision

It is about helping our students develop the mindsets essential to writers who learn and grow with each other and from each other.  (continue reading)

On the Podcast: Between the Commas Read Aloud with Martin Brandt

This week on the podcast we’re excited to share a preview of one of Heinemann’s latest audiobooks, Between the Commas.  (continue reading)

Starting Small with Mentor Texts: Studying Craft and Punctuation

It helps to start small. A beautifully crafted sentence is filled with interesting decisions the writer has made, and there’s so much to learn.  (continue reading)

Katherine Bomer on Going From What’s Wrong to What’s Strong In Student Writing

To help writers make progress, Katherine Bomer says that stepping back from what’s wrong and looking for what’s strong can make all the difference.  (continue reading)

Lucy Calkins Discusses the Backstory of Writing Workshop

In this sample chapter from Lucy Calkins' highly anticipated Teaching Writing, Lucy discusses how she came to the field of writing instruction.  (continue reading)

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