teaching writing

Open your inquiry to others. If you make your wonderings transparent and accessible, your thinking just may be clarified. Luckily, I am part of a network that nurtures collaboration. National Writing Project (NWP) is a network of educators constantly seeking ways to best facilitate literacy instruction. Many NWP teacher consultants are innovative leaders in using digital media and literacy in...
One significant change to ‘Learning in the 21st Century’ comes in the form of “transmedia storytelling,” a process of writing and reading stories that invites participants into stories in ways that they have been unable to do before digital technologies and the internet allowed us to connect in so many ways, so quickly.
Released in 2009, The Digital Writing Workshop (Heinemann) blends the pedagogical approach of a "writing workshop" with the technical and rhetorical features of "digital writing." This collection features a number of resources related to the concepts presented in the book, many of which feature fellow NWP teachers and examples from their classrooms.
For over five years, the Teachers Teaching Teachers webcast has provided a number of educators, especially those affiliated with the NWP, a forum in which to share their work.  In the fall of 2009, I co-hosted three episodes of "Teachers Teaching Teachers" where we invited colleagues featured in The Digital Writing Workshop to share their ideas about teaching in a digital writing workshop. Then,...
In this wiki, a resource used to support a presentation, Will Richardson, an educator, author and consultant attempts to sketch out his notions of "connective writing." He defines the term thusly: Connective writing is the ability to publish in a variety of media with the intention of connecting and sharing it with others who have an interest (or passion) in the topic. He further expands on the...

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