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Rural Voices Radio, Volume II

Author: National Writing Project Summary: Rural Voices Radio, Volume II presents audio programs from four more Writing Project sites as part of the Rural Voices, Country Schools program. Each episode paints a portrait of a rural school, as told by the students and teachers themselves, and celebrates what’s “genuinely good,...

A Cure for Writer’s Block: Writing for Real Audiences

Author: Ann Rodier Summary: This teacher describes how she connects as a writer to a student whose drafts begin to find a real audience. She discovers that by guiding student writers toward an authentic purpose for their writing, young authors can see themselves as professional writers. Use this narrative as...