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What Coaching Football Taught Me about Teaching Writing

By: Dan Holt
Publication: The Voice, Vol. 4, No. 3
Date: November-December 1999

Summary: Like a football coach, writes Holt, a writing teacher can't stand on the sidelines. A teacher should get excited about student writing the way a coach gets excited about a game.

 

This article is featured in the NWP booklet 30 Ideas for Teaching Writing.

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