Your fast-track to student engagementEverywhere Smokey Daniels speaks, there's one teaching strategy that teachers embrace above all others.
That single method for transforming students from passive spectators into active learners . . . for evoking curiosity, inspiring critical thinking, and building powerful writers along the way.
Now, that best-kept teaching secret is revealed: Written Conversations.
Smokey and coauthor Elaine Daniels describe how to leverage these "silent writing-to-learn discussions" structure by structure- Mini-memos- Dialogue journals- Write-arounds- Digital discussions. . . with detailed descriptions, lessons, and annotated student samples-making this the most practical teaching book in recent memory.