Take Writing from Challenging to Gratifying

40:26 Minutes

Join author, thought leader, and former NCTE president Carol Jago for a conversation about transforming students’ attitudes about writing. You’ll leave with strategies and practical tips teachers and students can implement the next day!

Explore topics like:

  • We all need to exercise our “writing muscles” to be at our best. How do we make this exercise more exciting?
  • Writing is hard, but worth it! How can advice and quotes from familiar authors motivate students?
  • Writing has the power to make real change. Inspire your students with these examples of written works that transformed the world.

About the presenter:

Carol Jago has been a teacher for 32 years and is an author on HMH’s Collections, HMH Into Reading, and HMH Into Literature programs. She is an accomplished author of professional books, associate director of the California Reading and Literature Project at UCLA, and is past president of the National Council of Teachers of English.