Source: https://www.middleweb.com/37411/helping-students-do-research-in-the-stacks/ A MiddleWeb Blog, 4/10/2018 So how do we turn students into the indefatigable history detectives we’d like them to be? They are used to trying different search terms on a screen, but when it comes to wandering the stacks, sometimes they don’t know where to begin. The steps below may seem obvious. But …
Category: 14. The Writer’s Craft
Most primary students have used the picture walk technique to preview text (Stahl, 2004). By looking at and talking about the illustrations in a text, students activate prior knowledge, make predictions, and set a purpose for reading (Clay, 1991; Fountas & Pinnell, 1996). Effective primary teachers use this instructional strategy when teaching students how to …
http://digitalwritingworkshop.wikispaces.com/DWW+Resources This is an excellent resource for The Digital Writing Workshop, by Troy Hicks (Heinemann, 2009). You’ll find chapter resources and so much more! What will you learn next? How will you support your students’ writing development and digital literacy?