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Friday, November 7, 2014

This is a review of 250 studies and the indications for the instruction based on the following conclusions: spending more time writing, writing using a computer and relying less on traditional grammar lessons. This is a ground breaking study. Please take the time to review. Courtesy of ASCD Smart Brief.

Analysis reveals effective practices for writing instruction
Word-processing software may help improve students' writing quality, according to a recent review of about 250 studies on writing instruction. Researchers identified three instructional practices -- spending more time writing, writing using a computer and relying less on traditional grammar lessons -- that they say could help improve writing instruction. The Hechinger Report/Education by the Numbers blog (10/27)Bookmark and Share

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