‘I Do, We Do, You Do’ meets ‘Do, Talk, Record’

Engaging all students in writing can be one of the most challenging things to do in the classroom. One of the ways that you can support students and get the best out of them is by combing the 'I do, we do, you do' model with the 'Do, Talk, Record' approach.

Engaging Reluctant Writers

Every classroom has students who are reluctant writers. Today I will outline the possible causes of difficulty and how you can structure your writing lessons for maximum participation.

Using Rich Text to Build Language

In my last post I discussed the need to match teaching to the learning needs of students to maximise writing development. Once we understand the need for explicit language and writing teaching, the question becomes, “Exactly what does this look like in a classroom?”  This post aims to begin to answer that question.   Quality picture… Continue reading Using Rich Text to Build Language