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What Do You Mean Teach WRITING During MATH?
Posted on Nov 8, 2018
  • Jenny Hamilton
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  • Literacy
  • Math
  • Step Up to Writing
  • Writing
What Do You Mean Teach WRITING During MATH?

When planning math instruction, writing activities probably do not come to mind; but, research tells us they should.

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Narrative Writing: There’s More to the Story
Posted on Oct 18, 2018
  • Jenny Hamilton
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  • Step Up to Writing
  • Writing
Narrative Writing: There’s More to the Story

Once upon a time, students engaged in creative writing. In fact, creative writing constituted the bulk of the writing students generated. The educational pendulum rarely finding balance has now swung wholeheartedly to expository writing, often completely shunning narrative writing instruction.

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Summary Writing: What’s It All About?
Posted on Sep 20, 2018
  • Jenny Hamilton
Tags
  • Step Up to Writing
  • Writing
Summary Writing: What’s It All About?

How do we get students to understand and retain the concepts we are teaching? And, how can you incorporate research-based writing strategies into your current instruction?

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