Price: $18.95
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-933483-10-8
Pages: 212
Year Published: 2006
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Teachers' Writing Groups: Collaborative Inquiry and Reflection for Professional Growth

About the Book
How can teachers—in whatever setting they work— effectively facilitate their own professional development through collaborative writing and reflection? Teachers’ Writing Groups addresses this question by focusing on a community of educators that uses social writing as a vehicle for learning. This book delves into questions about writing, reflection, and professional development as an interactive social process.

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About the Author Editors
Sarah Robbins, Ph.D., a K-12 teacher for over fifteen years, has been the director of Kennesaw State’s National Writing Project for more than 10 years. She has also co-directed numerous public scholarship programs in the humanities, including Domesticating the Secondary Canon, Making American Literatures, and Keeping and Creating American Communities. Dr. Robbins has recently been named Faculty Executive Assistant to the President at Kennesaw State University.

George Seaman has worked in the Cobb County School District for sixteen years. During that time he has taught British Literature and World Literature. He has also taught freshman composition at Kennesaw State University. He attended the summer institute of the Kennesaw Mountain Writing Project in 1996 and later served as Chair of the Advisory Council.

Kathleen Blake Yancey, Ph.D., is the Kellogg W. Hunt Professor of English at Florida State University where she directs the graduate program in Rhetoric and Composition. An upcoming president of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), she is past Chair of the NCTE College Section, past President of the Council of Writing Program Administrators, and the past Chair of the Conference on Composition and Communication.

Dede Yow, Ph.D., is on the English faculty at Kennesaw State University. She teaches courses in Southern Literature and Gender Studies, and she has published essays on Southern fiction writers Mary Hood, Larry Brown, and Bobbie Ann Mason.

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