Teaching writing across the curriculum


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Teaching writing across the curriculum

  1. 1. Teaching Writing Across the Curriculum<br />Barbara Stoutamore<br />Day Educational Consulting<br />
  2. 2. Reasons for Not Teaching Writing<br /><ul><li>Writing instruction belongs in English
  3. 3. A discipline doesn’t lend itself to writing.
  4. 4. Non-language arts teachers are uncomfortable correcting grammar.</li></li></ul><li>Strategies from National Writing Project<br /><ul><li>Guide teachers to develop pertinent writing assignments
  5. 5. Help teachers understand how to grade these assignments</li></li></ul><li>Two Types of Writing<br /><ul><li>Writing to learn
  6. 6. Public writing</li></li></ul><li>Blogs and Wikis<br /><ul><li>Students use social media daily.
  7. 7. Use blogs and wikis in classroom</li></li></ul><li>Think Outside the Box<br />