What’s so scary about writing? In the spirit of Halloween, we cover ways to address these fears in the classroom.
Category Archives: Instruction
Do my students need to peer review?
In short, yes. And the answer to your next question can be found in the rest of this all-too-brief, digestible, 5-minute-read blog. Why should your students participate in peer review?Continue reading “Do my students need to peer review?”
Meaningful Writing Instruction
It’s Sunday afternoon, and you’re writing your lesson plans for the week when you suddenly remember that you need to have a writing lesson too! Suddenly, you’re overwhelmed with visionsContinue reading “Meaningful Writing Instruction”
Overcoming Obstacles to Good Writing Instruction
We know that teachers face so many obstacles in their classrooms every day: Curriculum Evaluations Assessments Student Behavior Lack of time, support, and resources When it comes to writing instruction,Continue reading “Overcoming Obstacles to Good Writing Instruction”
Writing ALL Year Long
Writing isn’t always given the time and attention it deserves. We know that your schedule may not have much wiggle room, especially in these odd days of the pandemic andContinue reading “Writing ALL Year Long”
Fall Prompts and Lesson Ideas
It’s officially fall and we’re celebrating with some new autumn-themed prompts! Engaging and current prompts are the key to capturing the attention of students. Including different season-based work into theContinue reading “Fall Prompts and Lesson Ideas”
Your Writing Instruction Questions Answered!
We’ve done some digging into the education industry and found a variety of frequently asked questions about writing instruction specifically. Our goal here is to shed some light on theseContinue reading “Your Writing Instruction Questions Answered!”
MI Write Has Got You Covered!
Summer is quickly coming to an end and you are undoubtedly thinking about the upcoming school year. Whether you’ll be teaching online or in person, you may be dealing withContinue reading “MI Write Has Got You Covered!”
MI Write: From Fall to Spring
We know that it’s May, and you’re exhausted. You don’t even have time to think about next year, but now is the best time to start thinking about the fallContinue reading “MI Write: From Fall to Spring”
6 Essential Elements of Meaningful Writing Instruction
Teaching writing is hard. It’s hard because the English language has more exceptions than it does rules, and that’s difficult for a 3rd grader to grasp. It’s hard because there are those otherContinue reading “6 Essential Elements of Meaningful Writing Instruction”