ERIC Number: ED494595
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Write in the Middle: A Workshop for Middle School Teachers
"Write in the Middle: A Workshop for Middle School Teachers" is an eight-part professional development workshop designed to help teachers learn effective practices and strategies to use with middle school students in writing instruction. Through classroom footage of excellent teachers modeling successful strategies and interviews with teachers, students, and nationally recognized experts about the writing process, workshop participants will learn ways to create a positive and productive writing environment for young adolescents. This DVD contains these 8 one-hour video programs: (1) Creating a Community of Writers; (2) Making Writing Meaningful; (3) Teaching Poetry; (4) Teaching Persuasive Writing; (5) Teaching Multigenre Writing; (6) Responding to Writing: Teacher to Student; (7) Responding to Writing: Peer to Peer; and (8) Teaching the Power of Revision. It also contains a workshop guide and Web site.
Descriptors: Middle School Teachers, Workshops, Videotape Recordings, Poetry, Writing Processes, Middle School Students, Faculty Development, Inservice Teacher Education, Teacher Competencies, Writing Instruction, Persuasive Discourse, Teacher Student Relationship, Peer Evaluation, Student Evaluation, Reader Response, Revision (Written Composition), Early Adolescents
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Non-Print Media
Education Level: Middle Schools
Authoring Institution: Annenberg/CPB Project, Washington, DC.; Kentucky Educational Television, Lexington.