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ERIC Number: EJ1177451
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0034-0561
Loving Care and Funky Pens: Motivating Young Writers
Julien, Karen
Reading Teacher, v71 n6 p659-668 May-Jun 2018
How can teachers boost motivation and interest in writing when a student has disengaged from writing? This article looks at the case of a student with sensory and social challenges who lost interest in writing. Possible reasons for the loss of interest are explored through the elements that contribute to motivation for learning and for writing. Suggestions are presented for engaging young writers and piquing their interest in writing.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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