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ERIC Number: EJ896479
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Sep
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 13
ISSN: ISSN-1074-4762
Becoming Jordan's Writers: Developing Powerful Writing Instruction in the Middle East
Lehman, Christopher; DeLiddo, Emily
Voices from the Middle, v18 n1 p26-34 Sep 2010
The United States involvement in the Middle East has been prominent in our recent national history, sometimes clouded by myths and misrepresentations of the people of that region of the world. This article details the experiences of teacher-researchers working with teachers and students in Amman, Jordan, to develop powerful English writing workshops. Through their interactions, the authors' discovered how writing can bring people together, essentially diminishing the space between cultures. They describe what the vibrant students of Amman have taught them about the teaching of writing to second language learners. (Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Middle Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Jordan