Developing Writing Teachers

Practical and accessible while drawing on a range of relevant research and theory, this text is distinguished by its dual focus—on teachers as writers and the teaching of writing.

Author: Terry Locke

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136218187

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 234

View: 364

DOWNLOAD →

The premise of Developing Writing Teachers is this: When teachers of writing identify as writers, it adds a special dimension to their writing pedagogy. Practical and accessible while drawing on a range of relevant research and theory, this text is distinguished by its dual focus—on teachers as writers and the teaching of writing. Part I addresses the question, What does it take for a teacher of writing to develop an identity as writer? Using case studies and teacher narratives, it guides readers to an understanding of the current status of writing as the 21st century unfolds, the role of expressive writing in developing a writing identity, the relationship of writing to genre and rhetoric, writing and professional identity, and writing as design. Part II focuses on pedagogical practice and helping writer-teachers develop a toolkit to take into their classrooms. Coverage includes building a community of writing practice; the nature of writing as process; the place of grammar; the role of information, communication and representational technologies; and how assessment, properly used, can help develop writing. Ideal for for pre-service and in-service courses on the teaching of writing, the Companion Website provides aadditional readings/documents; PowerPoint presentations; assessment resources; and lesson and unit plans and planning guides.

Developing Writers

Annotation This book takes a fresh look at what it means to learn and develop as a writer in response to concerns on both sides of the Atlantic, and elsewhere in the world, about standards in writing.

Author: Richard Andrews

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 9780335241804

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 210

View: 626

DOWNLOAD →

Annotation This book takes a fresh look at what it means to learn and develop as a writer in response to concerns on both sides of the Atlantic, and elsewhere in the world, about standards in writing.

Developing Writing Skills

Each student book has information and explanations to assist students with essential rules, definitions, processes and concepts, and an extensive range of exercises.

Author: Helen De Silva Joyce

Publisher:

ISBN: 1876580801

Category: English language

Page: 270

View: 984

DOWNLOAD →

DEVELOPING WRITING SKILLS assists students to develop a broad range of writing skills with a particular focus on less abstract and more personally oriented texts. Each student book has information and explanations to assist students with essential rules, definitions, processes and concepts, and an extensive range of exercises. As well as the answers to questions in the workbooks, Developing Writing Skills; Teachers Resource Book contains additional explanations, information and examples of text types for teachers, with additional exercises for guided practice, extension and assessment. The guided practice is developed through analysis of model texts, activities to develop skills in structuring whole texts, and developing skills in the strategic use of vocabulary and grammar.

Becoming a Teacher of Writing in Elementary Classrooms

This text is about writing instruction as a journey teachers and students embark on together.

Author: Donna Kalmbach Phillips

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317802631

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 532

View: 298

DOWNLOAD →

Becoming a Teacher of Writing in Elementary Classrooms nurtures teachers’ identities as writers, connects to the realities of writing instruction in real and diverse classrooms, and encourages critical and creative thinking. This text is about writing instruction as a journey teachers and students embark on together. The focus is on learning how to teach writing through specific teaching and learning structures found in the Writing Studio: mini-lessons; teacher and peer conferencing; guided writing; and sharing, celebrating, and broadcasting writing. Pedagogical features include teaching structures and strategies, "Problematizing Practice" classroom scenarios, assessment resources, and a Companion Website. Because a teacher who views him or herself as a writer is best positioned to implement the Writing Studio, a parallel text, Becoming-writer, give readers space to consider who they are as a writer, their personal process as a writer, and who they might become as a writer.

Developing Young Writers in the Classroom

The book offers detailed guidance, supported by planning documents, poetry and prose, examples of children’s work and stimulating visuals.

Author: Gail Loane

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781317226277

Category: Education

Page: 292

View: 974

DOWNLOAD →

Educators want young people to grow up knowing that writing is an important and deeply satisfying life skill, one that helps them make more sense of themselves and their world, and one that helps them to communicate effectively. Sadly, too often writing becomes merely an exercise in ‘getting words right’, or writing to teacher-prescribed tasks. Developing Young Writers in the Classroom explores the principles of developing literacy through authorship, allowing children to describe, question and celebrate their own experiences and personal creativity. The book offers detailed guidance, supported by planning documents, poetry and prose, examples of children’s work and stimulating visuals. Inspiring topics explored include: creating a classroom environment which supports an independent writer students’ lives brought into the classroom finding significance in our experiences the use of memoir for recording experiences description in all kinds of writing choosing and writing about a character writing in all curriculum areas linking reading and writing using other authors as mentors and teachers collaborative learning. Illustrated throughout with accessible activities and ideas from literature and poetry, Developing Young Writers in the Classroom is an essential resource for all teachers wishing to inspire writing in the classroom.

For middle secondary students

Summary: Each student book has information and explanations to assist students with essential rules, definitions, processes and concepts, and an extensive range of exercises.

Author: Helen De Silva Joyce

Publisher:

ISBN: 1876580682

Category: English language

Page: 156

View: 298

DOWNLOAD →

Summary: Book 2: The exercises in each of the units in Book 2 for middle secondary students focus on understanding and practicising - identifying and using the language of abstraction - integrating opinion into impersonal texts - analysing text models - structuring whole texts - writing texts for particular purposes - editing texts.

Unlocking Writing

The underpinning theme of this book is how children develop as writers and how self-awareness raises achievement.

Author: Mary Williams

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134143382

Category: Education

Page: 192

View: 151

DOWNLOAD →

The underpinning theme of this book is how children develop as writers and how self-awareness raises achievement. It offers creative approaches to increasing pupil motivation and performance by involving, amongst other things, Drama and ICT. The contributors offer practical advice on ways to meet the needs of boys, able children, SEN pupils and those learning English as an additional language; how to plan effective lessons; how to be flexible within the framework of the NLS; and the role of assessment and how it contributes to self-understanding. Central to all classroom practitioners and students, this innovative book improves general understanding of the process related to composition and transcription and helps to raise the standards of writing in all classrooms.

Developing Writing Skills in French

Designed for intermediate to advanced students, this text equips readers with the necessary skills to write confidently in French in a range of situations.

Author: Graham Bishop

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134274222

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 208

View: 537

DOWNLOAD →

Designed for intermediate to advanced students, this text equips readers with the necessary skills to write confidently in French in a range of situations. Suitable for use as a classroom text or as a self-study course, it is carefully structured to ensure a better understanding of the effect of choice of words, register and style. Each chapter contains a selection of model texts, activities and clear notes on the format, style and language demonstrated. Every activity also has a model answer in the key, which also offers advice, explanations and further examples to support the student's learning. Features include: * key learning points clearly indicated at the beginning of each chapter * a rich selection of model texts from a variety of different media. Based on a well-reviewed Open University course and written by experienced teachers of the language, Developing Writing Skills in French has been trialled with non-native speakers of French to produce a valuable resource that will help students write appropriately for a variety of contexts.

Teaching Mindful Writers

Teaching Mindful Writers introduces new writing teachers to a learning cycle that will help students become self-directed writers through planning, practicing, revising, and reflecting.

Author: Brian Jackson

Publisher: University Press of Colorado

ISBN: 9781607329374

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 298

View: 890

DOWNLOAD →

Teaching Mindful Writers introduces new writing teachers to a learning cycle that will help students become self-directed writers through planning, practicing, revising, and reflecting. Focusing on the art and science of instructing self-directed writers through major writing tasks, Brian Jackson helps teachers prepare students to engage purposefully in any writing task by developing the habits of mind and cognitive strategies of the mindful writer. Relying on the most recent research in writing studies and learning theory, Jackson gives new teachers practical advice about setting up writing tasks, using daily writing, leading class discussions, providing feedback, joining teaching communities, and other essential tools that should be in every writing teacher’s toolbox. Teaching Mindful Writers is a timely, fresh perspective on teaching students to be self-directed writers.

The Writing Teacher s Handbook

The Writing Teacher's Handbook provides practical guidance for teachers to create classrooms where students thrive as writers. This comprehensive book explores a wealth of ideas for nurturing student writers.

Author: Jo Phenix

Publisher: Pembroke Publishers Limited

ISBN: 9781551381428

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 79

View: 900

DOWNLOAD →

The Writing Teacher's Handbook provides practical guidance for teachers to create classrooms where students thrive as writers. This comprehensive book explores a wealth of ideas for nurturing student writers. Organized for the busy classroom teacher, The Writing Teacher's Handbook includes suggestions for managing the classroom, developing a writing schedule, and motivating students. In classrooms where students do a lot of writing, teachers can be overwhelmed by the need to mark student work. The book offers sage advice and useful tools for assessment and record-keeping. Ready-to-copy lessons deal with a variety of writing techniques, from a review of the writing process, to generating parallel plots for popular folk tales, to a generic 3-step approach to planning a story.

A Practical Guide to Teaching Foreign Languages in the Secondary School

The new edition of A Practical Guide to Teaching Foreign Languages in the Secondary School offers straightforward advice and inspiration for training teachers, NQTs and teachers in their early professional development.

Author: Norbert Pachler

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136211485

Category: Education

Page: 150

View: 164

DOWNLOAD →

How can you effectively motivate young people to engage with foreign language learning? How can young people engage with new ideas and cultural experiences within and outside the classroom? The new edition of A Practical Guide to Teaching Foreign Languages in the Secondary School offers straightforward advice and inspiration for training teachers, NQTs and teachers in their early professional development. Written by a team of expert professionals, it offers a wide range of strategies for successful teaching in the languages classroom. Key topics covered include: Helping pupils develop better listening skills Effective speaking activities Choosing the best texts and technology for reading skills Teaching grammar Internet tools and services for teaching and learning Integrating formative assessment The intercultural dimension of language teaching Collaborating with primary schools and successful transition Teaching Arabic and Mandarin Working with TAs and FLAs Classroom research and reflective practice This fully revised and updated second edition includes new chapters on homework, motivation and less widely taught languages, while the core sections on reading and writing, planning, and culture and diversity have been significantly updated to reflect important changes in research, practice and policy. A Practical Guide to Teaching Foreign Languages in the Secondary School extends the popular Learning to Teach Foreign Languages in the Secondary School by providing detailed examples of theory in practice, based on the most up-to-date research and practice, as well as links to relevant sources supporting evidence-informed practice. It is an essential compendium of support and ideas for all those embarking upon their first steps in a successful career in teaching foreign languages.

Design Principles for Teaching Effective Writing

This volume aims to analyze validated intervention programs focused on: the teaching and learning of writing as a skill and the use of writing as a learning activity in various school subjects/skills.

Author: Raquel Fidalgo Redondo

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004270480

Category: Education

Page: 336

View: 394

DOWNLOAD →

This volume aims to analyze validated intervention programs focused on: the teaching and learning of writing as a skill and the use of writing as a learning activity in various school subjects/skills.

Planning to Teach Writing

This book is an accessible and necessary resource for any teacher planning to teach writing in their classroom.

Author: Emma Caulfield

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317548850

Category: Education

Page: 244

View: 778

DOWNLOAD →

Written by an experienced teacher and literacy consultant, Planning to Teach Writing offers an easy-to-use, tried-and-tested framework that will reduce teachers’ planning time while raising standards in writing. Using the circles planning approach, it provides fresh inspiration for teachers who want to engage and enthuse their pupils, with exciting and varied hooks into writing, including picture books, short stories, novels and films. Exploring effective assessment practice, each chapter puts the needs and interests of pupils at the forefront of planning, and models how to design units of work that will lead to high-quality writing outcomes in any primary school classroom. The book uses a simple formula for success: 1 Find the gaps in learning for your students. 2 Choose a hook that you know will engage your students. 3 Select a unit plan that you know will support you to get the best writing out of your students. 4 Tailor it. 5 Teach it! With a fantastic range of hooks to inspire teaching and learning, Planning to Teach Writing ensures successful planning that will maximise engagement, enjoyment and achievement. This book is an accessible and necessary resource for any teacher planning to teach writing in their classroom.

Creating Effective IEPs

Creating Effective IEPs: A Guide to Developing, Writing, and Implementing Plans for Teachers is a brief primer on Individualized Education Plans that has been developed as a custom supplement for textbooks in Introduction to Education, ...

Author: Nancy Burton

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 9781506381848

Category: Education

Page: 88

View: 776

DOWNLOAD →

Creating Effective IEPs: A Guide to Developing, Writing, and Implementing Plans for Teachers is a brief primer on Individualized Education Plans that has been developed as a custom supplement for textbooks in Introduction to Education, Introduction to Inclusion, and SPED Teaching Strategies. The Individualized Education Plan is one of the most important parts of an exceptional child’s education – it is the document shared among teachers, administrators, paraprofessionals and parents that outlines the accommodations and strategies for educating a child with special needs. An effective IEP must be well-thought out, clearly defined, and embraced by all parties involved in a child’s education, including administrators and parents. This primer provides practical instruction for writing IEPs, leading IEP meetings, and implementing the goals in a classroom setting. Practical exercises and real-world appendices help make the material accessible for students preparing to enter the workforce.

Writing

Offers advice to classroom teachers on how to foster children's writing fluency, discussing topic selection, the writing conference, revisions, development, documentation, and other issues.

Author: Donald H. Graves

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books

ISBN: 0325005257

Category: Education

Page: 334

View: 128

DOWNLOAD →

Offers advice to classroom teachers on how to foster children's writing fluency, discussing topic selection, the writing conference, revisions, development, documentation, and other issues.

Teaching English Creatively

Written by an experienced author with extensive experience of initial teacher education and English teaching in the primary school, this book is an essential purchase for any professional who wishes to embed creative approaches to teaching ...

Author: Teresa Cremin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135270643

Category: Education

Page: 192

View: 274

DOWNLOAD →

What does it mean to teach English creatively to primary school children? How can you successfully develop pupils’ engagement with reading and writing skills? Teaching English Creatively demonstrates the potential of creative teaching to develop children’s knowledge, skills, understanding and attitudes. Underpinned by theory and research, it also offers informed and practical support to both students in initial teacher education, and practising teachers who want to develop their teaching. Illustrated by examples of children’s work, this book explores the core elements of creative practice in relation to developing engaged readers, writers, speakers and listeners. Creative ways to explore powerful literary, non-fiction, visual and digital texts are offered throughout. Key themes addressed include: meaning and purpose play and engagement curiosity and autonomy collaboration and making connections reflection and celebration the creative involvement of the teacher. Stimulating and accessible, with contemporary and cutting-edge practice at the forefront, Teaching English Creatively includes a wealth of innovative ideas to enrich literacy practice. Written by an experienced author with extensive experience of initial teacher education and English teaching in the primary school, this book is an essential purchase for any professional who wishes to embed creative approaches to teaching in their classroom.

Blurring Boundaries

Developing Writers, Researchers and Teachers : a Tribute to William L. Smith
William L. Smith Peggy O'Neill ... frame at the beginning of their article : “ Every
writing teacher knows the frustrations of having students who decline
opportunities to ...

Author: William L. Smith

Publisher: Hampton Press (NJ)

ISBN: UOM:39015069360439

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 379

View: 449

DOWNLOAD →

Brings together scholars from various disciplines, institutions, methodologies and genres, who are interested in writing and preparing teachers and researchers of writing. This book covers, topics such as writing assessment, teaching writing and teacher preparation, graduate education, electronic technologies, community literacy, and more.

Creativity and Writing

This accessible yet authoritative book considers and encourages flexible, playful and innovative practices in the teaching of writing, and shows how certain practices can develop children's creative and linguistic potential and their ...

Author: Teresa Cremin

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415328853

Category: Education

Page: 228

View: 581

DOWNLOAD →

This accessible yet authoritative book considers and encourages flexible, playful and innovative practices in the teaching of writing, and shows how certain practices can develop children's creative and linguistic potential and their overall skill as writers.

Resources in Education

ED 442 119 Writing (Composition) Developing Reflective Procedures in
LearnerWriters. ED 442 271 The Process and Product of Writing: Implications for
Elementary School Teachers. ED 442 299 Sentence Structure Aberrations in
English ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: MINN:30000010540296

Category: Education

Page:

View: 394

DOWNLOAD →

Close Writing

In this comprehensive book, Paula shows you that no matter what structures or lessons you use in your writing classroom, the strategies in Close Writing will help you make these better by creating student writers who are more aware of what ...

Author: Paula Bourque

Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers

ISBN: 9781625310538

Category: Education

Page:

View: 359

DOWNLOAD →

How closely do your students read their writing? What are the implications for those who do and those who don't? During her work in classrooms, literacy coach Paula Bourque noticed that students who read their own writing closely are engaged in their work, write fluently, are able to produce lengthy drafts, and incorporate teaching points from mini-lessons into the day's writing. In this comprehensive book, Paula shows you that no matter what structures or lessons you use in your writing classroom, the strategies in Close Writing will help you make these better by creating student writers who are more aware of what effective writing looks like, who care about what they write, and who take ownership and responsibility for their growth as writers. Paula argues that a key element in close writing is learning to look and looking to learn by closely reading our own writing. Instead of focusing on the mechanics of their writing, she encourages students to read their words for understanding, clarity, and the effect they will have on an audience. She urges them to recognize their habits and their approaches to writing and to build upon them. Close Writing is based on research and methods that are reliable and valid best practices, but it will not prescribe lessons or structures. It gives you a peek inside classrooms where teachers just like you are working with budding authors just like yours. Paula also provides considerations for ELL writers, as well as a section of interviews with authors. She shares an extensive reference/resource guide, and a companion website with students' work samples, reproducibles and templates, and videos of classroom writing lessons round out this must-have resource.