Looking for a great new way to move students into more rich and well-crafted writing? Then this is one video tip you’re going to love! This week, I’m sharing one of my favorite tweaks for composition – in ALL areas. Because writing doesn’t have to mean traditional written word. It can also be writing choreography, creating a musical composition, or organizing and creating a piece of artwork.
Our students can all fall into the trap of surface-level writing. In today’s tip, I’ll show you how to get your students to just change one aspect of their work several times to make a big difference.
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Susan Riley is the founder and President of EducationCloset.com. She focuses on teacher professional development in arts integration, Common Core State Standards, 21st century learning skills, and technology. She is also a published author and frequent presenter at national conferences on Arts Integration and Arts and the Common Core.
Susan holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education from the prestigious Westminster Choir College in Princeton, NJ and a Master of Science in Education Administration from McDaniel College in Westminster, MD. She lives in Westminster, MD with her husband and daughter.