What Can The Olympics Teach Us About Writing

August 10, 2016

Have you been watching the 2016 Olympic Games? So far, the United States is leading in total medal count, with 32, and gold medal count, with 11. Go team USA!

But there's more to the Olympics than medal count. There are many lessons to be learned from watching the world's top athletes compete (and dominate) in their sport. Even more specifically, we can take some of these lessons and apply them to writing.

Like what? you may ask.

Did You Know...? Getting More Out of PEG Writing

October 6, 2015

If you’re a PEG Writing user, you know that one of the benefits of using the program is its flexibility in the classroom. As we mentioned in our last post, you can incorporate PEG Writing into any technology scenario.
Getting More Out Of PEG Writing

 

But did you also know that you can use PEG Writing even when you’re not in the classroom?

Peer Review: Evaluation

March 25, 2015

March's Resource Roundups have focused on peer review. While PEG Writing includes a peer review feature, but some of these resources may help you get more out of it. This week, we'll wrap up our discussion by looking at ways to evaluate the value and effectiveness of the reviews that your students complete.

Peer Review: Tips for Reluctant Reviewers

March 18, 2015

March's Resource Roundups focus on peer review. While PEG Writing includes a peer review feature, but some of these resources may help you get more out of it. This week, we'll look at rubrics and tools for students who may be unsure of how to best give feedback to their peers.

Peer Review: Helpful Videos

March 11, 2015

March's Resource Roundups focus on peer review. While PEG Writing includes a peer review feature, but some of these resources may help you get more out of it. This week, let's take a look at some videos on peer review.

Peer Review

March 4, 2015

March's Resource Roundups will examine peer review. Peer review is a feature offered in PEG Writing and provides students with the opportunity to read and critique their classmates' work while also receiving feedback from their peers as well. The process of peer review offers young writers the chance to develop critical thinking skills and also learn how to incorporate suggestions for improvement into their own writing. Keep checking back this month for tools and tips on how to use peer review in the classroom.

Resource Roundup: Peer Review

January 22, 2014

In order to help you get the most out of PEG Writing's newly released peer review tool, this week's Resource Roundup will focus on peer review resources and tips and tricks.