Writing for the Culture: Centering Marginalized Youth Perspectives on Their Writing Experiences

By Dominique McDaniel A Snapshot of a Virtual Writing Summer Camp Reflecting on my experiences as a classroom teacher and a graduate student, I thought about what youth themselves would have to say about their own writing identities, writing experiences in and out of school, and their perspectives on how their race and culture impact…

Co-Creating Confident Writing Classrooms: A Framework for Teachers

By Jen McConnel and Pamela Beach When we first set out to explore secondary teachers’ beliefs about teaching writing in Canada and the United States, our classrooms looked drastically different than the classrooms of 2020. The teachers who shared their insights and struggles with us were teaching face-to-face, using technology as it fit their pedagogical…