PEG Writing in the Classroom: May
The PEG Writing team is always excited to hear from our users and learn more about how they are using PEG Writing in the classroom. Each month, we feature examples of student and teacher work in our PEG Writing in the Classroom posts. Each month, we will recognize two teachers who have shown an active engagement with PEG Writing and who have encouraged their students to go above and beyond with the program.
Our May Spotlight on Teachers winners are Danielle Cochran and Julie Park, who are teachers at Elgin Elementary in Marion, Ohio. Ms. Cochran and Ms. Park use PEG Writing with their 4th grade students, who each choose a prompt for their weekly writing assignments. The school has also created custom prompts for benchmark writing grades. Students who need to focus on specific problem areas use the videos and lessons for extra practice. As a result, students are excited for writing time and are seeing an improvement in their written work.
Lydia Lopez is our Texas Teacher of the Month. Ms. Lopez is a teacher at Losoya Intermediate School in Southside ISD. Since January, her students have written almost 2,000 essays. Her students recently used PEG Writing to complete a prompt about a career of their choice. Students researched the career that they chose and completed prewriting exercises. As part of the project, students also researched college information that pertained to their chosen careers. Throughout the revision and editing process, most students showed great improvement in their writing and were excited to watch their progress, all while learning more about their dream jobs.
Congratulations to our May teachers!
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