Florida Education Channel title="FEC"
US House of Rep
Because Writing Matters
Dr. Rebecca Sipe (General Audience)
Why is it critical that students learn to write well? What strategies may be employed by teachers to engage learners and scaffold the writing process, as students write in a variety of genres? Dr. Rebecca Sipe, Associate Professor of English Language and Literature at Eastern Michigan University uses her knowledge and wealth of experience that ranges from secondary teacher to author of the Zaner-Bloser publication, Strategies for Writers, to answer those questions. Join Dr. Sipe to explore what the research has to say about the importance of teaching students to write well and learn to develop extraordinary genre-based writing assignments.