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Deedee and Adam talk about ways to increase the writing your students do across all of the subjects.
"Writing about content material facilitates learning by consolidating information in long-term memory."
Professor Steve Graham from the Teachers College at Arizona State University
- Having students write down what they understand about a topic, helps to identify gaps in their understanding.
Here are a few of the suggestions that were listed in the article:
- I "wonder" journals
- Travel journals
- Low-stakes writing
- Student-created magazines
- Creative writing
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Additional ideas to incorporate writing throughout the day:
- Project-Based Learning Anywhere by Dr. Lori Elliott
- A Place for Wonder | Reading and Writing Nonfiction in the Primary Grades by Georgia Heard and Jennifer McDonough