writing

5 Things to Keep In Mind with Choose Your Own Journey Stories

5 Things to Keep In Mind with Choose Your Own Journey Stories

A little while ago, I published a guide on how to write your own Choose-Your-Own Journey stories. Since that post, I’ve had some time to reflect, and I’ve brainstormed 5 extra ideas that I would add to my original guide. Start small. I’m not sure I said enough of this...Read more ›
Assessing Writing Without Grading

Assessing Writing Without Grading

Over the next several weeks, OnCUE will be introducing readers to some of the presenters who will be showcased up in Sacramento at this year’s Fall CUE Conference. These presenters want to give you a teaser of what to expect at their session – and hopefully inspire...Read more ›
Teachers Use Podcasts to Teach Writing & Reading

Teachers Use Podcasts to Teach Writing & Reading

Although “audio blogging” has been around since the 1980s, podcasting – as we know it today – didn’t gain popularity and traction until 2004 when broadband internet and audio playback devices become more readily available to consumers. In...Read more ›
Write, Review, Repeat with the Tsunami Writing Challenge

Write, Review, Repeat with the Tsunami Writing Challenge

Getting students to write, present their work, or even read can be hard work. Over the past few years, I have tackled different approaches to get students to present in my World Language and Computer Science classroom, including Iron Chef lesson design and Pecha...Read more ›