Category Archive: Assessment Strengthens Writers Blog Series

ICYMI: Assessment Strengthens Writers

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We believe “Assessment Strengthens Writers” and this past week, we explored many different ideas related to assessing writers. In case you missed it, here are the links to all of the posts in this blog series. We hope you join us tonight for our Twitter chat and continue the conversation.

Writing Portfolios: Assessment Strengthens Writers

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Writing portfolios are a powerful assessment tool.

Collaborating with Colleagues: Assessment Strengthens Writers

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Assessment has played a big role in my shifts as a writing teacher. Colleagues have helped me get there. Come see my journey of the people in my life who have not only impacted the writers in my classroom but have impacted me as a teacher. Assessment strengthens all of us when done right!

The Joys, Wonders, and Challenges of On-Demand Writing: Assessment Strengthens Writers Blog Series

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I’ll be honest. I actually love on-demand writing assessments.

Record Keeping- Why and How: Assessment Strengthens Writers

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We teachers keep all kinds of records and notes- attendance records, records of the books our students read, records about math concepts mastered, and spelling words missed. Yet, many of us struggle to… Continue reading

Communicating With Families: Assessment Strengthens Writers

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Join me as I imagine how a parent/teacher conversation about writing assessments might go…

NEW BLOG SERIES: Assessment Strengthens Writers

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  Over the next seven days, my friends and I here at Two Writing Teachers will share important concepts around assessment in writing workshops. We have all given a lot of thought to our best… Continue reading

Helping Parents See Progress Through the Process

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As learners ourselves, we know students need a supportive culture where taking risks, asking questions, and understanding the value of the process is omnipresent.