developing writers

A girl traces and writes letters by hand

Research Article of the Month: June 2024

Tuesday, June 25, 2024
Through this breakdown of Ray et al. (2021), we explore the benefits of handwriting intervention on foundational reading skills.
Teen girl writing concept map in class

Prewriting Strategies May Reduce Apprehension Towards Writing

Tuesday, April 26, 2022
Brainstorming, concept mapping, and freewriting can help students organize their thoughts and gain confidence as writers.
Mother and daughter using tablet for writing instruction at home

Supporting Your Children’s and Teens’ Home Learning: Dyslexia and Writing: How Can Caregivers Help?

Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Help overcome the writing frustrations of children with dyslexia by using a handful of approaches and incorporating assistive technology.
Young girl in red clothes writing on a piece of paper on a desk

Developing Writers in the Classroom: Fluency With Writing Mechanics and an Engaged Community of Writers

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Teachers can help students become better writers by teaching and encouraging practice of the mechanics of writing, as well as establishing an environment that motivates them to write.
Black and white image of a student walking with their bike on the sidewalk

Developing Writers in the Classroom: Daily Writing Time and Multipurpose Writing

Monday, March 13, 2017
To become better writers, students need dedicated time to practice writing and instruction on a variety of strategies for writing for multiple purposes and audiences.