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May 23, 2022

I don’t remember learning writing strategies. Not that no one tried to teach it to me, it didn’t sink in. More than that though, I was and am still struggling to find my voice as a writer. Recently, I’ve learned that I’m not alone in this. Karri Johnson is a seasoned teacher who understands the nuances of literacy education. This week, she walks us through ways that we can build confident writers.

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Show Notes:

Typical approaches to writing instruction 01:38

Issues that arrive with common strategies for teaching writing 3:47

How should we teach writing 5:11

Students finding their identities as writers 12:25

Changing who we teach writing 16:16

Modeling writing even if we aren’t confident 19:31

Tips for teaching writing differently 23:00

Potential Pitfalls in writing instruction 26:57

Final thoughts 29:36

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