interactive writing

A Teacher’s Guide to Interactive Writing: A Book Review and a Giveaway

Interactive writing is the missing link to engaging writing instruction that's both effective and incredibly fun. Matt Halpern's new book, A Teacher's Guide to Interactive Writing, explores what it is, why it's effective, and how to get started.

bilingual · interactive writing · kindergarten · writing workshop

Possibilities for Interactive Writing in a Bilingual Classroom

In a bilingual classroom, it is so important to build community around speaking, listening, and writing together. Interactive writing is a fantastic tool that can support this goal.

conferring · shared writing · storytelling · writing workshop

Conferring Toolkits: Class Stories, Shared Writing and Interactive Writing

Whether it's storytelling, or shared writing, or interactive writing, any piece of writing that your whole class created together is going to be extremely helpful to have at your fingertips while you are moving about the classroom conferring.