8 Practical Tips for Integrating Writing into Social Studies Classes
Larry Ferlazzo with Dawn Mitchell, Rachel Johnson, Ben Alvord, Stan Pesick
Our guests share practical advice on the best ways to introduce writing into socials studies lessons.
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March 19, 2019 Classroom Q & A
Dawn Mitchell is a consultant with the Spartanburg Writing Project, an affiliate of the National Writing Project housed at USC Upsate, an adjunct instructor with the education depts. at Furman University. Rachel Johnson is a middle school teacher in South Carolina. She teaches social studies. Stan Pesick previously taught 11th grade U.S. History in the Oakland Unified School District and co-directed OUSD’s History/Social Studies Department. His current work with both the National and Bay Area Writing Projects focuses on civically engaged writing and historical literacy. Ben Alvord is a middle school social studies teacher at a public school in Tooele County, Utah.
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