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Fixing Our National Writing Crisis From the Foundation Up

Read the entry by Dr. Steve Graham on The Huffington Post Education Blog.

From emails to blogs to presentations—effective writing in today’s knowledge-based society is essential. Yet, many students are lacking the writing skills necessary for success. 

According to Dr. Steve Graham, professor at Arizona State University, there are at least seven skills students require in order to build a strong foundation for learning to write effectively. The recipe for success, Dr. Graham notes, is providing instruction for skills like handwriting and spelling—in addition to explicitly teaching students how to write.

For the list of foundational skills Dr. Graham recommends for writing success, view the full blog entry on The Huffington Post Education Blog.

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