Doug Lemov's field notes

Reflections on teaching, literacy, coaching, and practice.

06.29.16 Michael Laser Guest Post: Writing Instruction – Seeking Remedial Help

Michael Laser writes novels for adults and younger readers, and teaches at a state university in New Jersey.   He recently wrote to reflect on the low state of writing skills among his students… and to ask what to do about it.  He’s identified an issue that’s critical to me and my team: the weakness at the…