ERIC Number: EJ865391
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Reference Count: 22
Teachers as Writers
Watts, Jeri H.
Kappa Delta Pi Record, v45 n4 p154-155 Sum 2009
Teachers as Readers (TAR) is a strategy often recommended to engage teachers as active readers; participants share and learn in peer groups and then connect what they learn to their instruction of reading in the classroom. The idea is supported financially by a number of reading organizations. Reading is only one part of literacy--it is time to put Teachers as Writers (TAW) into action as well! Reading and writing go hand in hand, and developing better writing instruction is imperative. In this article, the author recommends that teachers form Teachers as Writers groups and provides suggestion for implementation.
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Reading Improvement, Writing Improvement, Writing Workshops, Communities of Practice, Writing Teachers
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