Daily Archive: September 30, 2013

E-mail: A Mini Unit of Study

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After reading “Technology and the College Generation,” I’ve come to believe teachers of writing need to craft mini units of study to help kids learn to use e-mail confidently.

Slow and Steady

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Nicole Frederickson, a middle school teacher, doesn’t believe in diagnostic writing assessments at the beginning of the school year. Find out why she builds a community of writers before she assesses her students.