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Podcast: Developing a Mindset for Revision with Chris Hall and Ellin Keene

What if revision is something that happens in the mindset of the writer during the writing process? This is the question that Chris Hall answer in The Writer’s Mindset.  (continue reading)

Podcast: Bringing Fiction Back with Tom Newkirk

When’s the last time your students got to write creatively? Or craft a piece of fiction that was entirely their own?  (continue reading)

It Starts with Us: Tips to Reignite Your Energy and Joy

There are also a few things we can do as teachers of writing to reignite our own energy and joy. So here are a few tips to keep in mind as you journey on your way.  (continue reading)

Podcast: 4 Essential Studies with Penny Kittle, Kelly Gallagher, and Tom Newkirk

How do you approach essay, poetry, book clubs, and digital composition? If we reimagine our approach we can open the door to more engaged and challenging learning.  (continue reading)

Using Digital Mentor Texts to Scaffold Writers

Dedicating a section of the classroom library to mentor texts gives students the opportunity to access and choose the mentor texts that work best for them.  (continue reading)

On the Podcast: Developing Writing Skills with Mentor Texts with Allison Marchetti and Rebekah O'Dell

Mentor texts from a variety of high-interest sources along with diverse authors can be a real game changer in secondary writing classrooms.   (continue reading)

On the Podcast: Leading Literate Lives with Stephanie Affinito

Today on the podcast we are chatting with Stephanie Affinito about her new book Leading Literate Lives.  (continue reading)

The Power of Using Mentor Texts in Secondary Classrooms

We can prepare our students for academic writing tasks when we invite them to make the kind of writing real writers make.  (continue reading)

On the Podcast: Fostering a Love of Writing through Fiction with Tom Newkirk

If we want students to develop a love of books and writing, we need to bring fiction back to our writing curriculum,  (continue reading)

Bridging The Divide Between Creative Writing And Literary Analysis

Finding ways to bring fiction writing into the curriculum from Tom Newkirk, author of Writing Unbound: How Fiction Transforms Student Writers.  (continue reading)

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