Kelly Gallagher

“As much as possible, I am trying to create agency in my young writers. Students who have acquired agency don’t need the teacher to assign them a prompt; they are young writers who are able to independently generate writing from self-initiated ideas. They revel in choice—the very choice I am afraid will disappear in classrooms operating under the testing pressures generated by the Common Core writing standards. One”


Kelly Gallagher, In the Best Interest of Students: Staying True to What Works in the ELA Classroom
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