ERIC Number: ED461884
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
The Quarterly of the National Writing Project and the Center for the Study of Writing and Literacy, 1996.
Loofbourrow, Peggy Trump, Ed.; Peterson, Art, Ed.
Quarterly of the National Writing Project and the Center for the Study of Writing and Literacy, v18 n1-4 1996
This publication is devoted to concerns surrounding the teaching and learning of writing, and offers resources and ideas for professionals, including articles, interviews with prominent members of the field, book reviews, and brief updates on research by the National Center for the Study of Writing and National Writing Project activities. Articles in the first issue include: "A Poem for Each Student: Creating Community in the Learning Factory" (Sheryl Lain); "Stories out of School: First Grade Family Journals" (Stephanie Terry); "The Letter Exchange: Balancing Responsibility in the Writing Classroom" (Margaret Perrow); "Writing History: Before and After Portfolios" (Stan Pesick); and "A Picaresque Tale from the Land of Kidwatching: Teacher Research and Ethical Dilemmas" (Jane Zeni). Articles in the second issue of this volume include: "When Third-Grade Writers Do Case Studies" (Janet Kiddoo); "Why Ronnie Wrote about Cars" (Bonnie M. Faiman); "Sam and Ansley's Story" (Ansley Dauenhauer); "Writing for the Rest of Us" (Art Peterson); "How To Practically Guarantee Poor Student Writing--Without Even Trying" (Diane Boehm); and "Literacy and Numeracy in a Changing Workplace" (Mark Jury and Mira Katz). Articles in the third issue include: "Clicking on the Icon: How Technology Helped Amplify Some 'Micro-Voices'" (Jabari Mahiri); "Energy Conservation: The Evolution of Experimenters' Workshop" (Alexa Stuart); "Real World Feminism: A Teacher Learns from Her Students' Writing" (Lisa Orta); and "The Perils and Pleasures of Teacher Research: Excerpts from a Journal I Never Kept" (Martha Dudley). Articles in the fourth issue of this volume include: "Location, Location, Location: A Way into Descriptive Writing" (Ray Skjelbred); "Picture This!" (Stephen Marcus); "Literature in the Classroom or 'Say Not the Struggle Not Availeth" (Jane Juska); "How Enzymes Act: Skit Writing in Science Class" (John Dorroh); "Logorrhea or the Dangers of Unprotected Lex: Confessions of a Word Junkie" (Charles Waterworth); "Muscle Car English" (JoAnne Dowd); and "Creating a Work of Their Own: Skills and Voice in an Eighth Grade Research Project" (Robert Roth). (RS)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Nonfiction, Program Descriptions, Writing (Composition), Writing Instruction, Writing Skills, Writing Workshops
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.; Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Writing Project, Berkeley, CA.; National Center for the Study of Writing and Literacy, Berkeley, CA.
Note: Published quarterly.