October 16, 2023
In the 100th episode (Part 2) of the “Teacher’s Toolkit” podcast, Dr. Jan Turbill explores effective strategies for teaching writing through book clubs. She discusses the value of having students read like writers, connecting with authors, and understanding the craft of writing. Dr. Turbill shares her experiences and emphasises the importance of structured approaches in book clubs, including whole-group discussions and power writing sessions. She highlights the role of mentor texts and encourages students to explore different perspectives in literature. The episode underscores the significance of creating a supportive environment for sharing and learning from one another in the process of teaching writing.