Using rich prompts to help student writing come alive.
Learning to write with everything you’ve got.
Using storyboards to write and draw picture books, graphic novels, or comic strips.
Teaching students how to think while they read all kinds of information.
How to teach all the skills beginning writers need—from alphabet recognition and spelling to strategies for self-editing and building coherent text.
How to encourage students to face their fears and master the essential traits of good writing.
Classroom activities and mini-lessons that promote writing with clarity, style, and flashes of brilliance.