Writing conferences allow students to fully immerse, share, reflect, and receive feedback during the writing process, promoting Motivation for continuing the sometimes lengthy revision process that occurs in the upper grades. Focused individualized feedback and coaching, as well as opportunities to ask specific questions about their writing, can increase student Attention and strengthen writing quality.
Watch three examples of how this high school teacher uses writing conferences to address three kinds of questions students have. By unpacking their queries and asking them questions connected to the prompt, she helps them plan and focus their writing, improving their 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.
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