Can writing strategies lead to stronger reading comprehension? Why is it write to read and not read to write?
How my nephew’s innocent request for homework deepened my understanding of authentic instruction / teaching through vocabulary building.
Teaching student engagement strategies for writing clearly and meaningfully goes a long way toward ensuring teachers and students are really “hearing” each other.
As students begin using critical-thinking writing strategies, instead of a multiple-choice model that has been imprinted on their minds, we need an equally concrete and specific structure for them to embrace.
When you are excited by a student’s response, squelch Good job and extend her and her classmates’ engagement by talking with her more about her response and watch the classroom engagement ripple throughout the gallery of your virtual classroom.