Tagged: student writing

Observing Ourselves as Writers . . . Inspiration from Joyce Carol Oates

By Joni Boone I recently viewed this brief and lovely video profile of author Joyce Carol Oates that I encourage you to watch: http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/books/2013/06/video-joyce-carol-oates.html What intrigues me most about Oates’ responses is how she...

Publish Student Writing: Blogging,Contests, Found Poems, and more . . .

Attaching student writing to wider audiences and real world situations by publishing their writing both inside and outside the classroom encourages students to think of themselves as writers  (Atwell, 1998; Graves, 2003).  Students need to envision...