Inside Out: Developmental Strategies for Teaching Writing

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Boynton/Cook Publishers, 1988 - English language - 271 pages
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This second edition of a widely used teacher text about helping junior and senior high school students learn to write brings to the fore many of the refinements about writing processes.

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This book is phenomenal! The strategies for teaching writing in the modern classroom are astounding. Kirby really knows what he is talking about through his experience as a writing teacher. As writing ... Read full review


Where It All Comes From
Notes on the Process
The Classroom Environment

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A former high school English teacher, DAN KIRBY has been a professor for over 30 years at the University of Georgia, the University of Central Florida, the University of Arizona, and the University of Colorado at Denver, from which he recently retired. He is the author of another book from Heinemann, Mind Matters: Teaching for Thinking.Just retired as the Language Arts Supervisor of the Dougherty County School System in Georgia, TOM LINER has taught writing for nearly 40 years. He now teaches part time at Darton College and is codirector of the Southwest Georgia Writing Project at Georgia Southwestern State University. He and his wife Myrna live in Albany, Georgia.RUTH VINZ is a professor and the Enid and Lester Morse Chair in English Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. Before becoming a teacher educator, she taught in secondary schools for more than twenty years. Vinz is the author of several Boynton/Cook titles, including Learning the Landscape: Inquiry-Based Activities for Comprehending and Composing, Recasting the Text: Inquiry-Based Activities for Comprehending and Composing (both coauthored with Fran Claggett and Louann Reid, 1996), Inside Out: Developmental Strategies for Teaching Writing, Second Edition (coauthored with Dan Kirby and Tom Liner, 1988), and Composing a Teaching Life, 1996.

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