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Nurturing Intrinsic Motivation and Growth Mindset in Writing

Nurturing Intrinsic Motivation and Growth Mindset in Writing | 6-Traits Resources | Scoop.it
To engage your students with their own development as writers, motivate them to care by showing your own interest and engagement with their process.
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Amy Conley's timely and insightful article reminds me of the passion and dedication I've seen working online with writing teachers for over a decade. 


Writing teachers understand the soul.


Feel good about it!

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Do You Write with Your Students? | Edutopia

Do You Write with Your Students? | Edutopia | 6-Traits Resources | Scoop.it
Blogger Rebecca Alber shares how writing and reading with your students can make a difference.


To help our students become writers, we need to write side by side with them.

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Becoming Your Own Expert—Teachers as Writers - National Writing Project

Becoming Your Own Expert—Teachers as Writers - National Writing Project | 6-Traits Resources | Scoop.it

Summary: In this 1985 piece, Tim Gillespie argues that teachers need to write so that their teaching of writing can be "based on knowledge we have earned ourselves. . . . We don't need to give up our curriculum to experts. We can just watch ourselves write."

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The time you spend writing with your student can feed your soul as a writing teacher, while it clearly demonstrates to your students how imporant writing really is.  If the teacher takes time to do it, students know it's important!

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