Set students up for a lifetime of writing success with activities and strategies for supercharging creativity, supporting engagement, and boosting confidence in an easy-to-use resource made just for busy teachers.
Created for busy classroom teachers, this resource provides classroom strategies and writing activities you can immediately adapt and integrate into any classroom routine. Following a foreword by bestselling author of The Growth Mindset Coach Annie Brock, each chapter provides new tips and tricks to transform the culture of a writing classroom and convince students to finally let go of the “bad writer” label! Inside you’ll find:
Writing exercises to build confidence and skill
Teaching tips for inspiring successful young writers
Lesson plans for integrating the growth mindset into your classroom
And much more!
This resource provides teachers with both the research-based pedagogy and the specific growth mindset strategies to foster positive writing identities in students of all ages. Let Teach Writing with Growth Mindset inspire you to make positive change in your students!
Dr. Sara Hoeve is a former high school English teacher with over 15 years of experience in secondary and college classrooms. She has also worked as an instructional coach and a writing consultant, supporting both preservice and practicing teachers. Currently, Sara is a visiting assistant professor of English education at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. She serves as the cochair for the ELATE Commission on Writing Teacher Education and continues to present on writing instruction at both local and national conferences. Sara lives in Hudsonville, Michigan, with her husband, Mitch, and their three children.