Month: June 2014

Questions for #TeachWriting Chat – Tues, 6/17/14 @ 9pm ET/8pm CT – Reflection and Revision

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Questions and Resources for #TeachWriting Chat – Tuesday, 6/17/14 at 9pm ET/8pm CT

TOPIC: How can we encourage more reflection, and more revision, in our students (and ourselves)?


Q1 – What’s the value and purpose of reflection as a teacher, student, and/or writer? #TeachWriting

Q2 – What are some obstacles to reflection and revision?  (If we think it helps w/learning, why don’t we do it all the time?) #TeachWriting

Q3 – Do you think there’s a “best way” to reflect/revise, in general, or is it individualized?  What’s YOUR best way? #TeachWriting

Q4 – What are some effective ways to get students to reflect and revise in writing? #TeachWriting

Q5 – What are some effective ways to get students to reflect/revise verbally/orally? #TeachWriting

Q6 – What other ways have you used to encourage your students to reflect/revise?  Which worked, and which didn’t? #TeachWriting

Q7 – What’s the best way to assess/provide feedback on reflection/revision?  How do you help students struggling with it? #TeachWriting

Q8 – Does failure produce better/more meaningful reflection/revision than success?  Why/why not? #TeachWriting