Do you prefer to write on paper – or – write using a computer and keyboard? Or – do you do both – for different reasons? How important are handwriting and computer keyboarding skills in 2016? This study was conducted in 2016 and the findings reported via more recent blog postings.
Becoming a writer began in 2007 and has a particular focus on the relationship between talking, drawing and early writing. Each year since 2007 Noella has worked closely with preschool and early years teachers and gathered extensive data from young children. An exciting professional outcome of the Becoming a Writer Research has been the developmentContinue reading “Becoming a Writer Project”
About the Writing Analysis Tool Writing is a complex process, and this complexity poses particular challenges when researchers and teachers approach the task of analysing young students’ writing samples. This tool is designed to map shifts over time in the range of skills and competencies young writers use to communicate intended meanings and messages usingContinue reading “Writing Analysis Tool”