ERIC Number: EJ661690
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Permanent Ink: Learning To Write Is a Lesson That Lasts a Lifetime. But What Brings Out the Best in Young Writers?
Northwest Education, v8 n2 p2-9 Win 2002
Recent efforts to improve writing instruction include emphasizing writing as a process rather than a product, new evaluation methods, allowing students a more active role, providing a real audience, and using desktop publishing and the World Wide Web. Sidebars present parents' role, the connection between reading and writing, and a professional development model to improve the teaching of writing. (TD)
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Parent Participation, Professional Development, School Community Relationship, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods, Writing (Composition), Writing Instruction, Writing Skills, Writing Workshops
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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