Re: Alternative Pencils
Tue Oct 4, 2011 22:50

Completely agree! Most likely- I wouldn't want to write about something someone "tells" me to write about- why would students? I don't have the experience of students writing in my classroom- but I'm sure it's amazing to see what these children have to tell you when they have the freedom to choose their own topics :)

  • Alternative Pencils - ginger.mason, Sun Oct 2 21:42
    Writing is an area that I've have been working on in my classroom the last couple of years. I used to choose the topics my students wrote about, but now I give them free choice. I was amazed at how... more
    • Re: Alternative Pencils - fayk, Tue Oct 4 22:50
    • Re: Alternative Pencils - simmonskn, Sun Oct 2 22:21
      Writing is an area I have been working on in my classroom this year. I just feel as if I don't do it justice and that it is difficult to teach when children do not relate to a topic they are given or ... more
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