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Archive for April, 2012

IRA

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Modeling

Show me how, and I will know how…

Modeling is one of the most powerful teaching tools available, and it’s free! All we have to do is be willing to show kids
“how,” and then guide them as they try their best to copy our efforts. Children need to know how to write so that they have a solid concept of what good writing is and what good writers do. Without an initial understanding of what is expected, they tend to wander around a maze of twists and turns throughout
elementary school grades. Modeling is the key, and we would be wise to use it to its full extent.

Catch a Falling Writer…

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