Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

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"In the beginning of the year, I ask my students to identify two or three personal goals."

- Susie Lebryk-Chao
Susie Lebryk-Chao
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Usage and Mechanics Providing Feedback on Student Writing Learning from Professional Writers Writing in the 21st Century
Listen to: On the Web:
  • Concept to Classroom sponsored by PBS station WNET with support from the Disney Learning Partnership, gives you a chance to explore many classroom issues, including ways to coordinate standards with lesson plans and activities in your own classroom. Select materials for Teaching to Academic Standards to review this free tutorial.

  • The Nation's Report Card - Writing reports the National Assessment for Educational Progress's (NAEP) current writing assessments. Part of the National Center for Educational Statistics site, this section also contains information about trends in results, sample questions, and yard sticks against which students are measured.

In the Library:

  • Burke, Jim. Writing Reminders: Tools, Tips and Techniques. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 2003.

  • Burkhardt, Ross M. Writing for Real: Strategies for Engaging Adolescent Student Writers. Portland, ME: Stenhouse, 2002.

  • National Writing Project. Because Writing Matters: Improving Student Writing in Our Schools. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 2003.

  • Newkirk, Thomas, ed. To Compose: Teaching Writing in High School and College. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1989.

  • Strong, William. Coaching Writing: The Power of Guided Practice. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 2001.

  • Williams, James D. Preparing to Teach Writing: Research, Theory, and Practice. 3rd ed. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2003.
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