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Excellent Review Of Writing Instruction Research

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An Education Week post by Walt Gardner today led me to an excellent Hechinger Report article from late last year that I missed, Three lessons from the science of how to teach writing.

It’s a report on a study that I think is the best review of writing research I’ve seen since a report was published a year ago summarizing studies on teaching writing and critiquing Common Core (see New Study Says That Half Of “Evidence-Based Practices” In Writing Instruction Not “Signaled” By Common Core).

Here are three recommended practices:

1. Spend more time writing

2. Write on a computer

3. Grammar instruction doesn’t work

Read The Hechinger Report article and read the study itself.

I’m adding this post to The Best Posts On Writing Instruction.

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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