The Teacher's Tool Kit For Literacy

Part 1: Good Writers Revise and Edit Their Writing

Episode Summary

Discover how Sharon Callen and her team tackle the intricacies of writing in the podcast "Part 1: Good Writers Revise and Edit Their Writing" Gain insights into topic selection, teacher challenges, and tools to ease cognitive loads. Learn the power of routines, explicit modelling, and the value of a diverse strategy repertoire. Explore drafting approaches, revision techniques, and the art of engaging students as real writers. Don't miss the upcoming webinar in September for more enriching discussions.

Episode Notes

JOIN OUR WEBINAR! 'Enhancing Writing Instruction: Revising and Editing' on Thursday 21st September: 

In this podcast, join Sharon Callen and her dynamic team in 'Part 1: Part 1: Good Writers Revise and Edit Their Writing' for a captivating exploration of effective writing education. Delve into the art of topic selection, cognitive load relief for teachers, and the potency of routines. 

Experience the transformative impact of explicit teaching through modelling and the rich resource base of Teachific. Unearth the intricacies of drafting techniques, from year level tips to deliberate, ongoing revision for advanced writers. Discover what not to do when teaching revision, embrace fast writes, and explore strategies for successful drafting. With insights into connecting webinars, the episode offers a comprehensive understanding of enhancing student writing. Dive into this engaging episode, where practical advice meets lived experience

In essence, Part 1 of "Part 1: Good Writers Revise and Edit Their Writing" provides a comprehensive guide for educators seeking to enhance their students' writing prowess. It's an exploration of innovative strategies, practical tips, and real-world anecdotes that enrich the teaching experience. Stay tuned for Part 2, where we delve even deeper into the art of revising and editing. Until then, happy teaching and writing!


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The Teacher’s Tool Kit For Literacy is the free podcast for motivated teachers and school leaders who want the latest tips, tricks and tools to inspire their students and school community in literacy learning. 

Hear from literacy expert and founder of Cue Learning, Sharon Callen, and special guests.

At Cue Learning, our literacy specialists draw on over 30 years of teaching and international consulting experience to deliver world-class learning solutions. We equip, empower and support teachers to become their authentic selves. 

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