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10 Ways To Promote Your Classroom Library

10 Ways To Promote Your Classroom Library | Teaching Creative Writing | Scoop.it
You have a classroom library. Your library is chock full of useful resources and information that's just waiting to be absorbed by your eager students. Here's a fabulously simple way to start getting the word out about your treasure trove.
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Whole Brain Teaching: Amazing Kindergarten Writing!

Watch in amazement as Andrea Schindler's inner city, San Bernardino, California kindergarteners demonstrate all the steps necessary for them to produce five ...
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Wow! Very impressive!

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Can they write before they can read?

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10 Facts about Your Fantasy Universe (You Don't Know Yet)

10 Facts about Your Fantasy Universe (You Don't Know Yet) | Teaching Creative Writing | Scoop.it
One of the most challenging parts of writing in the fantasy genre is creating the universe. You could spend years designing the cultures and backgrounds to your novel before putting pen to paper, b...
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44 Diverse Tools To Publish Student Work

44 Diverse Tools To Publish Student Work | Teaching Creative Writing | Scoop.it
44 Diverse Tools To Publish Student Work 
by TeachThought Staff
Educators are often admonished to design work that “leaves the classroom.”
This is partly a push for authenticity.
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Anne Lamott on Writing and Why Perfectionism Kills Creativity

Anne Lamott on Writing and Why Perfectionism Kills Creativity | Teaching Creative Writing | Scoop.it
"Perfectionism is the voice of the oppressor, the enemy of the people. It will keep you cramped and insane your whole life."

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Teaching Writing to the Dyslexic Student - Homeschooling with Dyslexia

Teaching Writing to the Dyslexic Student - Homeschooling with Dyslexia | Teaching Creative Writing | Scoop.it
Dyslexia is known as a reading disability but it also impacts writing ability.
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A Comprehensive Framework For Student Motivation

A Comprehensive Framework For Student Motivation | Teaching Creative Writing | Scoop.it
A Comprehensive Framework For Student Motivation
by Terry Heick
When researching student motivation and gamification late last year, I came across the most comprehensive gamification framework I’ve ever seen.
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An interesting gamification tool that could be used for writing!

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WeAreTeachers: 25 Awesome Anchor Charts for Teaching Writing

WeAreTeachers: 25 Awesome Anchor Charts for Teaching Writing | Teaching Creative Writing | Scoop.it
Find 25 anchor charts for teaching writing in your classroom writers workshops.
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The 5 Best Plagiarism Detection Tools for Educators

The 5 Best Plagiarism Detection Tools for Educators | Teaching Creative Writing | Scoop.it
In a perfect world students would understand that education is for their benefit and put their all into every assignment. Unfortunately, every educator working today knows how far off the reality is from that ideal.
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Poetry lesson plans for secondary teaching

Poetry lesson plans for secondary teaching | Teaching Creative Writing | Scoop.it
Poetry teaching resources for secondary Key Stages 3, 4 and 5. Covering poetic devices, Carol Ann Duffy, William Wordsworth and John Keats.
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Can creative writing boost pupils confidence? - Yorkshire Post

Can creative writing boost pupils confidence? - Yorkshire Post | Teaching Creative Writing | Scoop.it
A literacy scheme is giving pupils a new voice at a faith school tarnished in the fall-out of the ‘Trojan Horse’ scandal. Sarah Freeman reports.
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The Best Books of 2014 - The New Yorker

The Best Books of 2014 - The New Yorker | Teaching Creative Writing | Scoop.it
Rebecca Mead, Teju Cole, and other New Yorker contributors name their favorite books of the year.

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Don't Begin Your Novel Like This!

Don't Begin Your Novel Like This! | Teaching Creative Writing | Scoop.it
They say never to judge a book by its cover, but everyone does that anyway. I remember one time stepping into a bookstore and being hypnotized by a glamorous, holographic and glittery cover to a ne...
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Creative Writing Prompts: What if…?

Creative Writing Prompts: What if…? | Teaching Creative Writing | Scoop.it
One of the freshest, most invigorating experiences I’ve had as a fledgling writer is being challenged with a writing prompt. The technique actually comes from the marketing world, where people spin...
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How to Format Your Novel for Submission (And Why It Matters)

How to Format Your Novel for Submission (And Why It Matters) | Teaching Creative Writing | Scoop.it
Once upon a time I was reading through some fiction by well meaning (and sometimes very talented) indie authors. Among the pieces was a screenplay that the writer wanted desperately to sell and tha...

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Teaching poetry, KS1 and KS2, primary lesson plans

Teaching poetry, KS1 and KS2, primary lesson plans | Teaching Creative Writing | Scoop.it
Poetry teaching resources for EYFS and Key Stages 1 and 2. Covering rhythm and rhyme, poetic devices, sense poems and the work of Michael Rosen.
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Teaching Art, Or Teaching To Think Like An Artist?

Teaching Art, Or Teaching To Think Like An Artist? | Teaching Creative Writing | Scoop.it
Teaching Art, Or Teaching To Think Like An Artist?
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Be creative. Curious. Seek questions. Develop ideas. Play.
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Smart-Camera Photography: Enrich Students’ Creative Writing Skills

Smart-Camera Photography: Enrich Students’ Creative Writing Skills | Teaching Creative Writing | Scoop.it
“How did you get your kids to do that?” It’s a question I often get from colleagues when they see a picture a student took in my digital photography class – a class I dub iPhoneography, as much for the ubiquitous accessory that many of my...
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301 Prompts for Argumentative Writing

301 Prompts for Argumentative Writing | Teaching Creative Writing | Scoop.it
For our Second Annual Student Editorial Contest, in which teenagers are invited to write on an issue they care about, we have gathered a list of 301 writing prompts that may help -- an update to last year's popular list of 200.
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15 Great Resources for Teaching Controversy, Rhetoric, and Argument Writing - Brilliant or Insane

15 Great Resources for Teaching Controversy, Rhetoric, and Argument Writing - Brilliant or Insane | Teaching Creative Writing | Scoop.it
Opinionated writers are motivated writers. Check out fifteen resources that can support their efforts to engage in controversy and use rhetoric well.

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Get Rid of On-the-Nose Dialogue Once and For All - Helping Writers Become Authors

Get Rid of On-the-Nose Dialogue Once and For All - Helping Writers Become Authors | Teaching Creative Writing | Scoop.it
If you can identify on-the-nose dialogue and learn how to replace it with rich undercurrents of subtext, you're on your way to becoming a master author.
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TED: Cristina Domenech: Poetry that frees the soul - Cristina Domenech (2014)

TED: Cristina Domenech: Poetry that frees the soul - Cristina Domenech (2014) | Teaching Creative Writing | Scoop.it
“It’s said that to be a poet, you have to go to hell and back.” Cristina Domenech teaches writing at an Argentinian prison, and she tells the moving story of helping incarcerated people express themselves, understand themselves — and glory in the...
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4 Stages of Teaching Writing to Children

4 Stages of Teaching Writing to Children | Teaching Creative Writing | Scoop.it
Stages of writing development examples and images. A gradual release towards independence will result in improving writing skills.Teaching writing to children
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The Messy Minds of Creative People

The Messy Minds of Creative People | Teaching Creative Writing | Scoop.it
Creativity is very messy. According to one prominent theory, the creative process involves four stages:  preparation, incubation, illumination, and verification.
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How Your Daily Routine Is Ruining Your Creative Thinking

How Your Daily Routine Is Ruining Your Creative Thinking | Teaching Creative Writing | Scoop.it
Sticking to the same schedule may be hindering your brain's ability to build skills and knowledge.

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, December 3, 2014 10:58 AM

As hard as breaking from routine is, it keeps us on our toes. As Derrida might say, we are decentred and destabilized.

 

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