Create Your School Library Writing Center: Grades 7–12

Create Your School Library Writing Center: Grades 7–12

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  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Timothy Horan
  • Publish Date: 2016-10-16


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Colleges typically have writing centers to which students can bring their writing assignments to a peer tutor for assistance, but most high schools and middle schools do not. This book advocates for the creation of writing centers in 7–12 schools and explains why the school library is the best place for the writing center.


• Provides practical, step-by-step instructions for creating and maintaining a School Library Writing Center

• Presents extremely pragmatic and useful information written in an engaging, enjoyable, and understandable style

• Clearly describes the role of the school librarian as director and head tutor of the writing center, highlights the school librarian's role as a multifaceted educator, and showcases the library as a unique and important learning space

• Includes a valuable writer's guide that will help educators understand and teach writing as well as aid students in completing their writing assignments

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