Happy National Day on Writing!

October 20, 2014

PEG Writing: National Day on WritingToday is National Day on Writing! This year, NCTE is encouraging people to write about their communities and to share information in various different forms - images, film, murals - anything that gives others an insight into your community.

Resource Roundup: Teen Read Week

October 15, 2014

This week is Teen Read Week, an effort by the Young Adult Library Services Association to encourage teens to read regularly and to use their public libraries. And since we've previously discussed the connection between reading and writing, what better way to honor these efforts by including some resources to encourage reading?

National Day on Writing Coming Up Soon!

October 14, 2014

PEG Writing: National Day on WritingNational Day on Writing is fast approaching! This year, NCTE is encouraging people to write about their communities and to share information in various different forms - images, film, murals - anything that gives others an insight into your community.

Resource Roundup: Differentiating Instruction in ELA

October 8, 2014

Not all students work at the same level, nor do they learn best doing the same activities. This week's resources will give you new ideas on how to incorporate differentiated instruction into your ELA classroom.

Resource Roundup: Computer Learning Month

October 1, 2014

October is Computer Learning Month. Technology plays an important role in today's learning environment. Reference this week's resources to help integrate technology into the classroom.

Resource Roundup: Fall into Writing!

September 24, 2014

See what we did there? Fall started this week, and with the change of the seasons comes a great opportunity to mix things up in the classroom. Check out this week's resources to find more information on fall writing activities!

Resource Roundup: Correct Citation and Preventing Plagiarism

September 17, 2014

It's important for students to know how to properly research and cite their essays so that they can avoid plagiarism. The links in this week's Resource Roundup will help students learn how to cite correctly and assist teachers in identifying plagiarism in their classrooms.

PEG Writing Celebrates National Literacy Month

September 16, 2014

September is National Literacy Month. To celebrate, PEG Writing is sharing some previously written blog posts that discuss the connection between reading and writing. Happy reading!

Resource Roundup: Remembering 9/11

September 10, 2014

Tomorrow marks the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. It can be difficult to talk to students, especially younger ones, about the events of that day, but there are still ways that you can incorporate a remembrance into your classroom.

Resource Roundup: Writing for an Audience

September 3, 2014

It can be difficult to motivate some students who don't believe there is an audience for their writing outside of their teacher. But with a little creativity, you can help students practice their writing and find an audience for their work. This week's resources show students the importance of writing and provide them with outside audiences who can provide the interaction they need.

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