Tips for Teaching Writing in a 21st Century Classroom with Megan Polk

What if teaching writing didn’t have to be such a struggle?When it comes to writing, teachers and students face many challenges.  Not enough time, not enough motivation, not enough resources.But Megan Polk, from The Literacy Dive is about to change the game when it comes to teaching writing in the elementary classroom.Megan knows what it’s like to work with students who lack basic writing skills.  She understands the busy everyday schedule that teachers are working with to try to squeeze in writing.  She gets the demands of a 21st century classroom and the struggle to make writing a priority. BUT, Megan knows how to make it work!In our conversation, Megan brings all her experience and knowledge and shares with us how to get your students writing…AND have fun doing it!FOR COMPLETE SHOW NOTES VISIT: & Resources Mentioned in the EpisodePOST: Giving Students More Choice in the ClassroomGrab Megan’s FREE Writing Prompts HERE.Keep in Touch with Megan:InstagramPodcastWebsite

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If you have a classroom and a commute, then you're in the right place! The Classroom Commute Podcast is THE place for busy teachers who want actionable tips, simple teaching strategies, and a little fun on your ride in to school! Carpool with Rachael each week as she helps to send you in with a grin! Each week Rachael shares simple, yet powerful teaching tips, ideas, and strategies that will help you become a more effective teacher, and maybe help you enjoy your job a little more!You'll find actionable tips for how to make your lessons more engaging for your elementary students, ideas for including more classroom technology, new activities to implement, ways for building a stronger classroom community, and strategies for all content areas including science, social studies, reading, writing, and math!And of course, there will be a little teacher humor along the way! So - buckle up and let's hit the road on your classroom commute!