Coaching Teacher-Writers: Practical Steps to Nurture Professional Writing
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When teachers write, good things can happen; writing helps educators to better understand themselves, as well as students, parents, and colleagues. This practical book illustrates how to encourage, lead, and sustain teacher-writers, especially in group contexts. In contrast to guides on writing and teacher research, this book is designed for those who support teacher-writers, such as teacher educators and literacy coaches. The authors offer descriptions of key practices they have developed over years of coaching, teaching, and collaborating with K-12 teachers who write about classroom instruction, teacher research, or advocacy for better policy and pedagogy. Knowing firsthand just how hard writing can be for teachers, they provide a repertoire of strategies to elicit writing, to support teachers as they write, to find audiences for the teachers work, and much more.
Teachers College Press
teachers, authorship, encouragement, leadership
Teacher Education and Professional Development
Hicks, Troy; Whitney, Anne Elrod; Fredricksen, James; and Zuidema, Leah A., "Coaching Teacher-Writers: Practical Steps to Nurture Professional Writing" (2016). Books by Dordt Authors. 51.