Teachers: Don’t Forget The Most Important Writer Is You
Writing project teachers know that we need to feed the writer. We do not expect our students to suddenly create intriguing prose, sparking fiction, and magical poetry without lots of journaling, reading, and workshop time. We know it is essential to feed the writers in our classrooms (see Never Forget To Feed The Writer), but all too often, once we leave our National Writing Project Summer Institute, we lose track of one of the essentials to be an effective teacher of writers – teacher as writer. We forget that writers who teach also need to feed the writer.
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