Make Peer-Revision Meaningful

It really is possible to make peer revision a key part of the writing process. But when there has been no modeling of how to lead an effective buddy conference, peer revision will be nothing more than one student telling another I like your story. Your writing is...
Use American Idol to Inspire Peer Conferences

Use American Idol to Inspire Peer Conferences

Need a little more pep in your peer conferencing? Try the creative approach by Knox Elementary (Knox, IN) fourth grade teacher Sherry Wakal. Modeling her concept after the popular Fox television show American Idol, Sherry has each writer “audition” (read)...