Strategies to support student writing

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1. reasons for writing

1.1. teaching perspective

1.1.1. assessment

1.1.2. To improve students' ability to...

1.1.2.1. communicate and synthesize

1.1.3. one-minute paper

1.2. learner perspective

1.2.1. consolidating reading

1.2.2. note-taking

1.2.3. assessment

1.2.4. communication

1.2.4.1. social media posts

1.2.4.2. forums

1.2.4.3. emails

1.2.5. synthesize

1.2.5.1. blogging

1.2.5.2. journals

2. types of writing

2.1. public facing

2.1.1. blogging

2.1.2. social media posts

2.1.3. reports

2.1.4. emails

2.2. personal

2.2.1. diaries/journals

2.2.2. reflective logs

2.2.3. visual notetaking

2.2.3.1. sketchnote, doodling

2.2.3.2. mindmapping

2.3. genres

2.3.1. academic

2.3.2. editorial

2.3.3. etc

3. offer writing alternatives

3.1. dyslexic students

3.2. eportfolios

3.3. awarding bodies

3.4. vlogs and youtube channel

3.5. podcasts

3.6. HYMS piloting video alternative to written assignment

3.6.1. soft skills assessment

3.6.2. matching learning outcome

4. referencing

5. plagiarism

6. Tools

6.1. Screenr, screencastomatic, textivate.

6.2. Voice recognition (composition)

6.2.1. Google voice typing (Tools menu of Google Docs)

6.2.2. Voicenote2 - plugin for Chrome

6.2.3. Mobile apps - Siri, Google

6.2.4. Dragon dictate

6.3. Audio record and then transcribe

6.4. Text to speech (review and critique)

6.5. Note-taking tools

6.5.1. Evernote

6.5.2. OneNote

6.5.3. GoogleKeep

6.5.4. Mindmapping

6.5.5. Audio notetaking

6.5.5.1. Sonocent usages note taking | Sonocent

6.5.5.2. Livescribe smart pens

6.5.5.3. Audionote

6.6. Referencing tools

6.6.1. Zotero

6.6.2. Mendeley

6.6.3. Colwiz

6.6.4. Citethisforme

6.6.5. Endnote

6.7. Google Docs/synchronous writing tools

6.7.1. interactive model answers and essays to practise evaluation of writing (breaks down tasks - looking at argument, or sequencing or other elements in writing

6.7.1.1. Can also help with Citation, voice recognition, TOC, translate etc 24 important Google Docs Tips and Add-ons for Teachers

6.8. Inspiration (mindmapping tools)

6.8.1. provides frameworks for various disciplines and genres

6.9. Handwriting conversion

6.9.1. annotations

6.9.2. onenote/evernote

6.9.2.1. onenote will do conversion of handwriting

6.9.2.2. onenote will do outlining

6.10. listing tool

6.10.1. Workflowy

6.10.2. Word - outline view

6.10.2.1. to compose

6.10.2.2. to review

6.10.3. Google Doc > Tools > Document outline

6.11. Spellchecking

6.12. Grammar checking

6.12.1. Grammarly

6.13. Style and level checking

6.13.1. Hemingway App

6.13.2. Microsoft Word

7. pedagogy

7.1. cognitive

7.1.1. drag and drop exercise to practice forming coherent sentences.

7.1.2. providing students with assessment rubrics

7.2. rhetorical

7.3. metacognitive

7.3.1. scaffolding methods - give first paragraph or first sentence of concluding para - writing frame. Or bad sample essay to evaluate

7.3.1.1. Word doc or google doc to mark up.

7.4. communicative

7.5. social/affective

7.5.1. eg creative writing in Law

8. problems we're trying to address

8.1. entry level writing

8.2. reflective writing

8.3. academic writing

8.4. arguments

8.5. beliefs

8.6. mindsets

8.7. cultures

8.7.1. discomfort of being critical of a writers'/experts work