ERIC Number: ED461886
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
The Quarterly of the National Writing Project, 1998.
Loofbourrow, Peggy Trump, Ed.; Peterson, Art, Ed.; Barber, Roxanne, Ed.
Quarterly of the National Writing Project, v20 n1-4 1998
Articles in this publication address the writing process, teaching writing, and research on the teaching of writing, and take the form of personal experience or opinion, or explore the work of others who have contributed to the field. Articles in first issue in this volume include: "The Now of School" (Rochelle Ramay); "Revising Revision: How My Students Transformed Writers' Workshop" (Jan Matsuoka); "A Love of Words: An Interview with Patrice Vecchione" (Roger Bunch); and "Beyond Blank Books and Laptops" (Julia Tucker-Lloyd). Articles in the second issue include: "The Writing Projects and School Reform: A Local Perspective" (Marcie Wolfe); "Syntax at an Early Age: A Mother Challenges the Experts" (Natalie Kramer); "My Perspective: A Response to Syntax at an Early Age" (Melanie Sperling); "Ghetto Ease" (Michael Jackson); "The Parallel Universes of Theory and Practice: One Teacher's Journey" (Beverly Paesano); "Creating Civility: Dialogue Journals in Special Ed Classes" (Elizabeth Anderson); and "In the Midst of Silence" (Kimberly Sloan). Articles the third issue include: "Happy Problems" (Kim Stafford); "Writing from the Feather Circle: Seeking a 'Language of That Different Yield'" (G. Lynn Nelson); "Virtual Reality: Evaluating Online Information" (Holly Littlefield); "Do You Remember Me? Writing Oral Histories with Nursing Home Residents" (Cathie English); and "Teacherless Talk: Impressions from Electronic Literary Conversations" (Elaine Ware and Karen Murar). Articles in the fourth issue of this volume include: "Courage and Voice: The Story of a Young Author and Her Teacher" (Jane H. Talbert); "Strange Students in a Strange Land: An Excerpt from 'A Poem for Every Student'" (Sheryl Lain); "Mi Voz Suena Asi (My Voice Sounds Like This)" (Cathy Carmichael); "Diving with Whales: Five Reasons for Practitioners To Write for Publication" (Grace Hall McEntee); and "Let's Take Another Look at the Fish: The Writing Process as Discovery" (Bob Tierney). (RS)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Nonfiction, Poetry, Process Approach (Writing), Program Descriptions, Revision (Written Composition), Theory Practice Relationship, Writing (Composition), Writing for Publication, 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.
Authoring Institution: National Writing Project, Berkeley, CA.
Note: Published quarterly.