writing workshop

The Argument Protocol in action!

At TC’s Summer Institute a few years ago, Mary Ehrenworth introduced our session to the Argument Protocol: a highly engaging and interactive way in which to gather evidence and formulate strong, well-reasoned claims, which could then lead to compelling persuasive writing....

grammar · writing workshop

Teaching Students to Master Conventions in a Modern Way

I read through the comments on Ruth's latest post this morning.  It seems like many folks are feeling a little angst when it comes to grammar instruction.  You're pulled between teaching kids grammar authentically and preparing them traditionally for tests, aren't you?  I feel your pain.  We know that mastering conventions is crucial if we… Continue reading Teaching Students to Master Conventions in a Modern Way