On August 4, my Twitter time line blew up with tweets from the Garland ISD Fundamental 5 Camp.  Today I’m sharing the tweets generated from Leslie Meek’s “Critical Writing” breakout sessions.

Free Write, Fill-in-the-Blank, and Copying from the Board are NOT Writing Critically!!!!! (By @runnergirl70)

“Throw the skunk on the table.”  Use data to identify where you are as a campus and own where you need to be. (By @chuckyviernes)

Critical writing is essential for all subject areas. (By @leescotty)

Students need to put their thinking into writing. (By @EldredgeWendy)

As soon as I talk about it… I’m learning. As soon as I tweet about it… I remember! Purposeful talk & Purposeful tweets! (By @roberson_jenny)

Free writing is not critical writing. Make sure that assignments are relevant and connected to student learning/objectives. (By @desstewart)

There should be no “random acts of success.” Working as a team is essential so success is the norm…not a rarity. (By @klmarsh2)

Random acts of success can be multiplied through collaboration! (By @drkim2004)

Critical writing can happen at the beginning, middle, and end of the lesson. (By @triciatatum)

Critical Writing: Putting your thinking in writing…writing with purpose… (By @tbrown6567)

Next up… The Big Stretch (Closing Keynote)

Think. Work. Achieve. Your turn…

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