“Writing Is Not Really Something I Do”: Engaging Reluctant Male Writers

November 1st, 2014 | RESEARCH

This article describes an educator's experience in engaging reluctant male students in writing by leading an afterschool writing program. Write After School offers choice within structure and encourages interaction in ways designed to engage reluctant writers, allowing them to choose their own topics, receive feedback, and talk about their work.


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Steven Garlid, Author, Bryand Elementary School


Publication: Afterschool Matters
Volume: 20
Page(s): 47

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Audience: Educators | Teachers | Elementary School Children (6-10) | Middle School Children (11-13)
Discipline: Education and learning science | Literacy
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Afterschool Programs | Public Programs