Category Archives: Teaching Writing

Writing in a Balanced Literacy Program

Writing in a Balanced Literacy Classroom This topic can be delivered¬† to meet the needs of the staff over several staff meetings or a whole day. This course describes the gradual release of responsibility model for the teaching and learning … Continue reading

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Teaching Writing Is Not Teaching Genre

In many parts of Australia the teaching of writing has become formulaic as students are taught the formulae for various text types. We assert that if we broaden the focus on writing and move away from this current classroom practice, … Continue reading

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Teaching Writing: Understanding the Role of Process, Purpose, Audience

This session is based on Writing Instruction K-6: Understanding Process, Purpose, Audience (2006) by Turbill and Bean published by Richard Owens Publishers NY It is a practical session with lots of examples selected to demonstrate the impact of the reading/writing … Continue reading

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