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ELSA France’s Virtual Teacher Development Day
13 March 2021
Saturday, March 13 • 11:40am - 12:40pm
Teachers as Writers

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This will be principally presentation but with time for Q and A.
This presentation will look at the results of two research studies which involved giving teachers an opportunity to work on their own writing with professional writers. I will show how this impacted on their classroom practice in teaching writing and how students responded. The presentation will also introduce the Craft of Writing Framework, a new resource developed with professional creative writers. This framework looks at how we can teach creative writing more explicitly and how we can improve teacher feedback on creative writing so that students develop understanding of how to evaluate and improve their writing, and a stronger, more confident writer identity.


Debra Myhill

Professor of Education, University of Exeter
Debra Myhill is Professor of Education at the University of Exeter, UK, and Director of the Centre for Research in Writing, which promotes inter-disciplinary research, drawing on psychological, socio-cultural and linguistic perspectives on writing. Her research interests focus principally... Read More →

Saturday March 13, 2021 11:40am - 12:40pm CET
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