Teaching writing to students with learning difficulties in inclusive English classrooms: Lessons from an exemplary teacher

May 2009
English Teaching: Practice & Critique (University of Waikato);May2009, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p23
Academic Journal
This article reports on a case study of an exemplary teacher who was a participant in a professional learning project, WriteIdeas. The teacher provided instructional support in writing to a targeted student with learning difficulties in an inclusive Year 8 English classroom. Analytical frameworks were developed and applied to the data that had been collected from various sources. The case study sheds light on the multi-faceted nature and complexity of providing responsive and tailored instruction in writing to students in an inclusive setting.


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