ERIC Number: ED461888
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
The Quarterly of the National Writing Project, 2000.
Loofbourrow, Peggy Trump, Ed.; Peterson, Art, Ed.; Yoder, Barbara, Ed.
Quarterly of the National Writing Project, v22 n1-4 2000
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 the first issue of the volume include: "Imaginary Gardens and Real Issues: Improving Language Arts in the Urban Elementary School" (Joe Check); "Do Workshops Work?" (Kathleen O'Shaughnessey); "Taking out the Furniture, or What's Obvious: Lessons from the Literature Institute for Teachers" (Marjorie Roemer); "See You Next Year: The Writing Process in the Looping Classroom" (Alisa Daniel); "Behind Their Backs: Proximity and Insult in Student Response" (Roger Green); and "Note-Taking and Note-Making in Freshman Composition" (Mark Farrington). Articles in the second issue include: "On Coaching the Writer" (Jon Appleby); "Teaching in Two Worlds: Critical Reflection and Teacher Change in the Writing Center" (Dale Jacobs); "A Cure for Writer's Block: Writing for Real Audiences" (Anne Rodier); "Lessons in Literacy: What a Five-Year-Old Taught Her Teacher-Mom" (Eve Newsome); "The Writer's Eye: Using the Writer's Notebook as a Lens To View the World" (Scott Peterson); and "How Did You Do That? The Secrets of Strong Writers" (Dean Smith). Articles in the third issue include: "The Other Side of the Stone: Student Conversations with a Graveyard" (Patrick C. Pritchard); "Student Slayer: The Imposed Curriculum" (Kevin Lavey); "From a High-Tech to a Low-Tech Writing Classroom: You Can't Go Home Again" (Charles Moran); "My Laptop Ambivalence: Some Speed Bumps on the High-Tech Road to Writing" (Susan Cvengros Mortensen); "Staging Learning: The Play's the Thing" (Jean Hicks and Tim Johnson); and "Kyle's Surprises: Anecdote as a Strategy to Strengthen Student Writing" (Edward Darling). Articles in the fourth issue include: "Collaborative Dialogue: When Writing Becomes a Social Act" (Mary T. Mackley and Carole Jonaitis); "Struggling To Compose: How Children Regard Themselves as Writers" (Anne Alpert); "When a Student Hands Me a Line Like This" (Georgia Tiffany); "Teachers at the Center: A Memoir of the Early Years of the National Writing Project" (James Gray); "Bicultural Literacy: A Personal Exploration" (Marcia Venegas-Garcia); "Accidental Poetry: A Literacy Autobiography" (Carol Case); and "Reflective Friday: Time Out To Think" (Kim Douillard). (RS)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Process Approach (Writing), Program Descriptions, Student Attitudes, Urban Education, Writing Apprehension, 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.
Authoring Institution: National Writing Project, Berkeley, CA.
Note: Published quarterly.