Chris Drew (PhD, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee), Assistant Professor of English, Indiana State University, chris.drew @ indstate.edu
Abstract. Drew advocates for increased collaboration between creative writing teachers at the secondary and postsecondary levels.
Heidi Hamilton, Arrowhead High School, hamilton @ arrowheadschools.org
Elizabeth Jorgensen, Arrowhead High School, jorgensene @ arrowheadschools.org
Abstract. Hamilton and Jorgensen explore best practices both for co-teaching and meeting the needs of all students, including those in special education programs, in a creative writing classroom.
This article was inspired by a blog Jorgensen wrote for The Marquette Educator.
Barbara Sue Meier, Assistant Professor of Special Education, and Janine Fisk, Assistant Professor of Education Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, discuss five strategies that co-teachers can employ to ensure that they have a successful co-teaching experience. Continue reading
Jim Beatty, Lecturer in English at Salt Lake Community College in Utah, describes a peer review activity that encourages his students to make relevant comments by giving them a safe environment in which to work. [PDF full version: Peer Review in a Learning Community]