How to Become a Better Writing Teacher (Paperback)

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How to Become a Better Writing Teacher is a hands-on, practical guide for teachers looking to improve their writing instruction. Carl and Matt offer 50 high-impact actions teachers can take to level up key aspects of their practice, including:

  • getting to know your students as people and assessing them as writers
  • increasing student engagement in writing
  • becoming curriculum decision-makers
  • individualizing instruction
  • connecting students to mentor authors.

Over 70 videos bring the content to life with Carl and Matt demonstrating key lessons and strategies in diverse classrooms. An extensive set of online resources and downloadable teaching tools give you everything you need to start becoming a better writing teacher tomorrow.

About the Author

Carl Anderson is an internationally recognized expert in writing instruction for grades K-8. He works as a consultant in schools and districts around the world. Carl is the bestselling author of numerous books including How to Become a Better Writing Teacher, A Teacher's Guide to Mentor Texts K-5, A Teacher's Guide to Writing Conferences, Assessing Writers, and How's It Going? A Practical Guide to Conferring with Student Writers. Matt Glover has been a teacher, principal, and consultant for over 35 years. He is the author of the Heinemann titles Craft and Process Studies: Units That Provide Writers with Choice of Genre and Engaging Young Writers, as well as the co-author of Already Ready, Projecting Possibilities for Writers, I Am Reading, and Watch Katie and Matt...Sit Down and Teach Up, a video-enhanced e-book. An international literacy consultant, Matt works in schools with teachers on topics related to nurturing writers of all ages, early reading, oral language composition, and supporting children's intellectual development.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780325136417
ISBN-10: 0325136416
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
Publication Date: October 31st, 2023
Pages: 248
Language: English