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ERIC Number: EJ558994
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0040-5841
New Writing Assessments: The Challenge of Changing Teachers' Beliefs About Students as Writers.
Wolf, Shelby A.; Gearhart, Maryl
Theory into Practice, v36 n4 p220-30 Aut 1997
Examines how elementary teachers' understanding of new writing assessments and beliefs about students as writers mediate their acceptance of new narrative-writing assessment methods, noting dilemmas teachers face, staff developers' roles in resolving dilemmas, and ways teachers handle change. Experiences of teachers involved in the Writing What You Read professional development project illustrate this situation. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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