ERIC Number: ED529521
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Getting It in Writing: The Quest to Become Outstanding and Effective Teachers of Writing
Stankevich, Deborah M., Ed.
IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc.
Sixteen teachers. Sixteen journeys. All on a quest to become outstanding teachers of writing. All taking different paths to acquire and hone those skills that make a teacher effective. From kindergarten to college, teachers are faced with the daunting task of instilling the art of writing in their students. From creative writing to research, the art of writing incorporates the writing process to create the inking of our thinking. These 16 teachers from across the nation have traveled a long and arduous path to seek and to reach for the methods and strategies that will make them successful writing teachers. These are their stories. Contents of this book are: (1) Foreword (Christian Z. Goering); (2) The Journey to Discovery (Deborah M. Stankevich); (3) The Sonata Allegro of a Writing Teacher (April Brannon); (4) Teaching the Art of Writing: A Journey to Learn How (M. P. Cavanaugh); (5) My Journey: Teaching All Students the Joy of Being Writers (Cheryl Cormier); (6) The Journey to Become a Writer Then a Teacher of Writers (Helen Eaton); (7) To Write Is To Know (Jessica Fragale); (8) The Journey (Gary French); (9) To Be a Good Writer (Anne Smith Gleason); (10) My Quest From Personal Journals to Non-Fiction Extravaganza (Kim Kendrick); (11) Revolution and Evolution: My Career as Writer and Teacher (Sharla Keen-Mills); (12) Finding the Writer (Carol Malaquias); (13) Show Me a Cover Story: Forays into Teaching Writing to Reluctant Writers (Faith-Ann McGarrell); (14) Journey of a Lifetime (Vickie Moriarity); (15) Teacher, Writer, Rebel: A Parallel Journey (Elaine J. O'Quinn); (16) The McEssay: Choking the Voice out of Student Writers (Kurt Reynolds); (17) Writing Workshop: One Teacher's Journey (Deborah L. Smith); and (18) No Bad Writing (Deborah M. Stankevich).
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, Writing Teachers, Career Development, Teacher Effectiveness, Student Journals, Creative Writing, Writing Processes, Writing Workshops, Kindergarten, Elementary Secondary Education, Postsecondary Education, Colleges
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Kindergarten; Postsecondary Education
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