Part 1: Developing your own writing 1. The Teacher of Writing 2. The Writing Classroom 3. From the Head to the Page Part 2: Leading children to authorship 4. Personal Expressive Writing 5. Tapping into Universal Experiences 6. Memoir 7. Observing and Noticing 8. Inside or Outside 9. Character Portrait 10. Writing across the Curriculum 11. Using Models 12. Nurturing our Teaching
Gail Loane is an Educational Consultant based in New Zealand, where she is well known for tutoring and coaching school leaders and teachers in the development of literacy. Gail has previously worked as a teacher, associate principal, principal and school adviser, as well as on a range of national projects for the Ministry of Education, New Zealand. Sally Muir has been a successful teacher of writing and now writes for other teachers. She has worked alongside Gail on national projects and as a teacher educator for the past fifteen years, developing ideas and resources for their work in schools.
"This book will help teachers encourage children to write, based their own experiences [...] A really valuable resource for all teachers wishing to inspire writing in the classroom, with plenty of new thoughts." - Sarah Brew, Parents in Touch