Staff, W. (2016, September 23). Infographic: The impact of poverty on the brain.

Teaching clearly, explicitly and modeling pre-writing strategies will help teachers in all subjects improve student writing, writes Sarah Tantillo, educator and author of “The Literacy Cookbook.” Among her seven teaching strategies are to explicitly teach students and guide them through the pre-writing and writing process several times. “Students who haven’t seen enough modeling tend to struggle with their independent work,” she writes.

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