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Show your work, says Austin Kleon.

Below is a two-minute overview of one of my favorite books–Austin Kleon’s Show Your Work.

This book has countless applications in the classroom.

Vicki Davis [Cool Cat Teacher] interviewed the author on this episode of Every Classroom Matters.

Teachers of writing, follow Jordan Rosenfeld…

@Jordanrosenfeld

http://jordanrosenfeld.net/

Some of her gems for your students:

  • A fast draft gets it down, but it doesn’t finish it for you.
  • Reading is an aerobics class for your writer mind.
  • At the beginning, your character shouldn’t be too self-aware; leave room for growth.

Good poster material, actually…

 

A fast draft gets it down Jordan R