teaching writing


Try Turning Classroom Talk into Writing with This

As more and more schools turn their attention to teaching writing, I wanted to create easier ways for teachers to…

My Top 10 Questions for Elevating Students’ Writing (and My Own)

It can be a real challenge for teachers and administrators to weave together all the different standards and priorities. At…
Arts + Letters

Tom On: Teaching Writing

Just because one can write does not mean one can simply teach writing. It was during my third year teaching…

Do You Care to Explore Authentic Writing Instruction?

I love this blog called Writers Who Care. It’s a fantastic resource for teachers and parents on what solid writing…

Wait, Writing and RACE?

I’ve seen several middle schools using the RACE method to scaffold students’ writing. It has nothing to do with the…