Writing conferences allow students to share, reflect on, and receive feedback about their writing, which promotes Motivation for revising. Focused individualized feedback and coaching, as well as opportunities to ask specific questions about their writing, increase Attention, improve Foundational Writing Skills, and strengthen writing quality.
Watch how this teacher conducts writing conferences to provide differentiated support to students. By providing feedback based on criteria and prompting self-assessment and goal setting, she encourages learner agency and their understanding of themselves as writers. She also uses the conference as an opportunity to review strategies and introduce new ones that support the writing process, thus improving their Foundational Writing Skills.
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Learn how Writable provides a well-structured platform for teachers and peers to give feedback on writing. From 1:07, see how by creating common rubrics and comment stems, teachers can model feedback and allow the students to provide constructive comments to their peers. Students can track their progress as writers and reviewers, while teachers can monitor issues and track specific skills.