Strategy Hack: Developing Confident Writers (w Karri Johnson)

Natalie Vardabasso#EduCrush Podcast

I don’t remember learning writing strategies. Not that no one tried to teach it to me, it didn’t sink in. More than that though, I was and am still struggling to find my voice as a writer. Recently, I’ve learned that I’m not alone in this. Karri Johnson is a seasoned teacher who understands the nuances of literacy education. This week, she walks us through ways that we can build confident writers.

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Show Notes:
Typical approaches to writing instruction 01:38
Issues that arrive with common strategies for teaching writing 3:47
How should we teach writing 5:11
Students finding their identities as writers 12:25
Changing who we teach writing 16:16
Modeling writing even if we aren’t confident 19:31
Tips for teaching writing differently 23:00
Potential Pitfalls in writing instruction 26:57
Final thoughts 29:36