- Everyone has the capacity to write, writing can be taught, and teachers can help students to become better writers/ Composing occurs in different modalities and technologies.
- Writing and reading are related.
- Writing grows out of many different purposes.
- Writing is a process.
- Assessment of writing involves complex, informed, human judgement.
It was amazing the common beliefs that we shared as a staff, with reading and writing are related and writing is a process. One that I would like to see in the top is my number 1 as this states expectations in students and our schools ICT capabilities.
One thing that has sat with me since this session is that I need to make explicit to my students that they write every day, all day for a range of different purposes.