Teaching Writing on the Web
Purdue OWL offers over 200 free resources for a wide variety of student groups including ESL learners, junior high and high school students, adult education and even professional writers. Topics include writing, research, grammar & mechanics, and style guides.
The Student Press is the home of the national organization for student journalists, with may resources for both teachers and students.
VoteSmart is a useful introduction to research tools.
Future pundits can research the voting records of elected officials across the US.
The Concord Review publishes academic essays of high school students, especially on topics for college AP exams.
The Southern Oregon Write Site (SOWS) project originated as support for the writing process, but evolved into an online discussion forum. What the Internet adds to the writing curriculum is the freedom for students to read and respond to their classmates' writing. This resource explains the set up of a Write Site and how it worked, with reference to the SOWS.
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Other Areas To Check Out...
• Assessment Items & Ideas
• Basic Elements of Writing
• Guided Research
• How To Build and Customize Your Own WebSite
• Integration of Statistics in Research
• PBS and NPR Resources
• Research Resources for Teachers and Librarians
• The GLOBE Initiative
• University and Non-Profit Research Resources