In this episode:
Krystal aka The renewed teacher breaks down the what, the why and the how of incorporating writing across content areas.
We talk about:
- 1What- Incorporating writing across content areas means creating authentic opportunities to write in each subject.
- Why- Studies show that reading and writing proficiency are linked.
- How- You do not need to try and cram writing into every subject everyday.
– I saw that our students were struggling with reading and that my coworkers were struggling to fit writing in. I wanted to support them so I figured out how to incorporate writing into the content areas I was teaching.
-Incorporating writing across content areas means looking at both your content area and language standards to see where the two can connect.
-Incorporating writing across the content areas means that you have to plan for it, so that you avoid frantically trying to fit it in.
About Krystal aka The Renewed Teacher:
In addition to her teaching responsibilities, she is the creator of The RenewED Teacher, a blog and support network where she specializes in advising teachers on how to be more effective in their teaching practice and purpose by prioritizing self-care and staying in touch with their purpose. Smith shares tips, quotes, teacher resources, Tik Toks/Reels, and a wealth of knowledge on how to be successful in the classroom. While content specific advice and tips are shared with teachers, Smith manages to also help teachers who are getting discouraged and approaching or experiencing burnout.Smith knows her purpose is to motivate, encourage, inspire, and empower educators and teachers alike.
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How Do I Teach Nonfiction? (podcast episode)
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