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Free Writing vs Skills & Practice

Given the demands of 21st century standards, teachers of writing will need to be much more skills-centered in their instruction. However, the word “skills”, when used in relation to writing, sometimes suggests didactic drills, formulaic tricks, and a “basalization” of the writing process. Having young writers work on skills may seem tantamount to stifling their […]