Tag Archives: Writing

Teaching through Text: Reading and Writing in the Content Areas (2nd Edition)

Pre-service and in-service middle and secondary school teachers get a core set of instructional techniques in this evidence-based, practical resource designed to help them incorporate reading-related approaches into their classroom. The approaches are easy to follow, practical, effective, feature a strong empirical base and reflect the latest thinking in the field. Get More Information On […]

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Craft Lessons Second Edition: Teaching Writing K-8

Since its publication in 1998 Craft Lessons has become a mainstay of writing teachers, both new and experienced. Readers value the pithy, practical lessons—each printed on one page—and appreciate the instructional language geared to three grade-level groupings: K–2, 3–4, and 5–8. In the decade since Craft Lessons‘ publication the world has changed in many ways, […]

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Teaching Writing: Balancing Process and Product (6th Edition) (Books by Gail Tompkins)

This best selling text by Gail Tompkins thoroughly examines genres and instructional procedures with a strong new focus on differentiating instruction to ensure success for all writing students. New chapters on the writer’s craft and on writing across the curriculum offer detailed information on the six traits of good writing as well as writing in […]

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Note Pad. The Legal Writing Tablet Pad Wide Rule Perforated In Canary Chart Paper. Best For School, College, Office, Home, Educational & Group Activities 8.5 X 11.75 In. 50 Sheets\pad 12 Pads\pack

Note Pad. The Legal Writing Tablet Pad Wide Rule Perforated In Canary Chart Paper. Best For School, College, Office, Home, Educational & Group Activities 8.5 X 11.75 In. (50 Sheets\pad 12 Pads\pack) The Legal Pad is an economical writing pad choice, with high-quality features. Its everyday weight sheets are Letr-Trim perforated to tear neatly every […]

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The Trace Numbers Workbook: Number Tracing Book for Preschoolers with Lots of Number Writing Practice (Trace Numbers Ages 3-5) (Educational Activity Books for Kids) (Volume 2)

Tracing and Counting Meets Coloring for More Fun Than Ever! The Trace Numbers Workbook is perfect for preschoolers, kindergartners and young children to develop the fine motor control they need for the future. This essential workbook will help your child perfect their counting by learning numbers 1-20! WHAT’S INSIDE 40 Pages of Practice 2 Pages […]

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Learn to Letter Writing Skills Practice Pad 40 Sheet 12″ x 9″

Learn To Letter Practice Pad. Product Features Learn to letter pad Tape bound top Ideal for teaching children to write their alphabet 40 sheets 12″ x 9″ For A Complete Overview Of Our Stock Click Here…

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The Trace Letters Workbook: Letter Tracing Book for Preschoolers with Lots of Letter Writing Practice (Educational Activity Books for Kids) (Volume 1)

Tracing Meets Coloring for More Fun Than Ever! The Trace Letters Workbook is perfect for preschoolers, kindergartners and young children to develop the fine motor control they need for the future. This essential workbook will help your child learn the alphabet and better their handwriting! WHAT’S INSIDE 130 Pages of Practice 5 Pages Per Letter […]

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What Teachers Need to Know about The Digital Writing Workshop (Book)

January 14, 2017In  ” The Digital Writer’s Workshop””, Hicks Troy dissects the act of writing in the light of today’s digital technologies and provides an illuminating and practical analysis of how teachers can take advantage of technology in creating better writers. From the start, Troy makes it evident that he subscribes to the sociocultural movement […]

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An Interesting Infographic Featuring 16 Great Writing Guides for Teachers and Students

January 10, 2017Below is a handy infographic we designed specially for language teachers and anyone else keen on improving their writing skills. The visual is based on Paul Silvia’s popular book ‘How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing”. At the reference page of his book, Paul featured a collection of […]

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Writing Workbook: Ages 3-5 (Collins Easy Learning Preschool)

This range of Maths and English activity books really helps to boost your child’s progress at every stage of their learning. The series aims to build up important skills through activity-packed fun. Each activity is designed to give your child a real sense of achievement. • Help boost confidence and develop good learning habits for […]

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5 Great iPad Apps to Spark Students Creative Writing

October 26, 2016Digital storytelling is one of the potent educational activities to spark students creative writing and engage reluctant writers. It allows students to have their own voice, communicate their thoughts and experiment with a variety of semiotic modes including text, images, audio and video. In today’s post we have handpicked for you five great […]

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3 Good Google Docs Add-ons to Enhance Students Writing

As a teacher, Google Docs is definitely an important tool in your digital toolkit. It provides you with an easy and simple  platform where you can compose, work collaboratively and share your documents. With the introduction of third party add-ons, Docs’ functionalities have been tremendously expanded empowering users with a plethora of advanced features available […]

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5 Great Tools to Enhance Students Reading and Writing Skills

Deep thinking is key to deep learning which in turn is only possible through total immersion. In an age full of all kinds of digital distractions, the notion of deep learning is fading away driving several neuroscientists and media scholars to sound the alarm about the destructive effect of new technologies on our literacy practices. […]

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A Great Periodic Table to Enhance Students Writing Skills

Figurative speech is the language we use to spice up our writing. Besides their aesthetic value , figurative expressions and axioms cast a flavour of ‘writerly professionalism’ on the written piece. It does take so much practice for students to be adept at the use of figurative language and there are no shortcuts to learn […]

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