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NCTE Beliefs about the Teaching of Writing

From the National Council of Teachers of English, the NCTE Beliefs about the Teaching of Writing.  These principles stem from the assumption that "everyone has the capacity to write, writing can be taught and teachers can help students become better writers."

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Encourage Authentic Writing With #WhatIWrite and #NaNoWriMo

Encourage Authentic Writing With #WhatIWrite and #NaNoWriMo | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it

"Honor the National Day on Writing by posting messages with the hashtag #WhatIWrite this Oct. 19. 

Post what, you ask? Well, could be…

*Thoughts about what you write, whether it’s poetry, short stories, school essays, computer code, love notes, song lyrics or Facebook updates.
*A link to some writing you want to show others.
*A photo or drawing that illustrates something about writing, or illustrates something you’ve written.
*Thoughts about things you’d like to write someday.
*Notes on your writing process.
*Thoughts on the role of writing in your life in general.
*Advice about writing.
*Links to good pieces about writers or writing."

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