The Writing Toolkit for Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing: The Writing Process

Speaking: Lana Edwards

In this session, participants will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to improve writing instruction for students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Topics include how to prepare students for writing, explicitly teach the writing process, and motivate students to write. As part of this workshop, participants will discuss the importance of defining the phases of the writing process. Materials selection and the use of graphic organizers and writers’ notebooks will also be addressed.