Teaching Writing to Visual, Auditory and Kinesthetic Learners
By (author) Donovan R. Walling
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Teaching Writing to Visual, Auditory and Kinesthetic Learners by Donovan R. Walling
Book Description'Helps teachers see how to approach writing in ways that make it fresh, relevant, and accessible.' -Carol Ann Tomlinson, Professor of Educational Leadership University of Virginia 'True to one of the basic tenets of writing, the book shows rather than tells ...This makes for a fun and engaging read.' -Erin Sullivan, Research Associate University of Connecticut 'As a writing teacher for twenty-some years, I wish I'd had access to this material.' -Marilee Sprenger, Educational Consultant Seattle Pacific University Are your picture-smart, music-smart, and body-smart learners lagging behind their word-smart and number-smart peers? Donovan Walling offers innovative new ways to help these learners become effective writers! With an emphasis on matching teaching method to learning style and developing both basic writing competencies and higher-level thinking skills, this resource offers instructional strategies, sample lessons, and pathways to fluency that focus on Organizing ideas "artistically" Using walkabout strategies to clarify concepts Using pattern and rhythm for writing sense, and much more Twelve sample lessons and a learning styles self-assessment make this an essential resource for teachers, literacy coaches, and curriculum designers who want to expand writing curriculum and incorporate more non-linear methods into their instructional repertoires.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781412925204
(254mm x 178mm x 9mm)
Imprint: Corwin Press Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 11-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Donovan R. Walling
Writing for Understanding, Paperback (October 2009)
Written specifically for non-language arts teachers, this resource focuses on using writing as an instructional tool to deepen and expand student understanding in the content areas.
Visual Knowing, Paperback (June 2005)» View all books by Donovan R. Walling
Through lesson planning ideas, key words, resources, and visual thinking questions, this innovative resource demonstrates how visual arts can be used to teach across all subject areas.
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Author Biography - Donovan R. Walling
Donovan R. Walling is a writer, editor, educator, and consultant. He serves as a senior consultant for the Center for Civic Education. He has taught art, English, and journalism in the United States and abroad and has worked as a curriculum administrator in public school districts in Wisconsin and Indiana. From 1993 until 2006 he was director of publications for the education association Phi Delta Kappa International. Walling is the author or editor of more than a dozen professional books for educators and numerous articles and other publications. He is nationally recognized in the field of art education, where some of his publications include Under Construction: The Role of the Arts and Humanities in Postmodern Schooling (Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation, 1997); the Corwin Press books, Rethinking How Art Is Taught: A Critical Convergence (2000) and Visual Knowing: Connecting Art and Ideas Across the Curriculum (2005); the core chapter on visual and performing arts for the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development's Curriculum Handbook (2002), and the "Art in the Schools" entry for Macmillan's Encyclopedia of Education (2003). Walling's recent books include Public Education, Democracy, and the Common Good (Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation, 2004) and Teaching Writing to Visual, Auditory, and Kinesthetic Learners (Corwin Press, 2006).
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