Creating a community of writers: The computers and writing instruction project

This paper provides an overview of the Computers and Writing Instruction Project, a field-tested curriculum for teaching writing to students with learning disabilities consisting of a process approach, word processing, and strategy instruction. Its scope and sequence are described and guidelines for establishing a writer's workshop in the classroom offered.

Author: 
Schwartz, S. S., & MacArthur, C. A.
Year: 
1990
Source: 
Preventing School Failure, Vol. 34, 9 - 13.
Type: 
Related Research
Content Area: 
writing
IDEA Disability Category: 
emotional disturbance
major-other health impairment
specific learning disability
speech or language impairment
Instructional Support: 
electronic references and resources
organize and plan
practice and reinforcement activities
National Writing Next Standards: 
editing and revising
planning and organizing
transcribing
English Language Arts: 
Writing