Teaching Children to Write: Constructing Meaning and Mastering Mechanics

Daniel R. Meier
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This book highlights the critical importance of integrating content and mechanics for successful and engaged writing at the kindergarten and primary level. Featuring the teaching philosophies and strategies of seven exemplary teachers and a discussion of relevant research and theory, Meier provides a fresh, practical, and much-needed perspective on making writing meaningful and effective in the current standards-based era. From Teachers College Press.

“It’s a real challenge to teach students writing mechanics while still allowing them to write creatively and passionately from their own unique perspectives. Daniel Meier’s book is the tool I needed to inform my writing instruction.”

— Bob Garrison, elementary school teacher