Development and validation of the teacher writing to learn scale
Despite numerous efforts by educators and U.S. government agencies to improve the public education system, students continue to struggle with writing, mathematics, science and reading. Researchers and educators have employed a wide range of interventions, but proficiencies are still not at desired levels. One intervention that lacks empirical research is writing to learn (WTL). Social constructivist learning theory and cognitive learning theory of information processing provide an explanation as to why WTL promises to be an effective tool for improving content knowledge and writing skills. ...
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