16 episodes

Welcome to The Write Idea podcast, where you can improve your writing skills and come up with ideas that are "write" for you! Your host, Kathie Harsch, teaches educators and student writers the strategies and techniques to create dynamic fiction and nonfiction with joy and ease. She is a published author and 24-year veteran English Language Arts teacher, certified in English 5-12, SPED and ESL. This podcast will cover the basics of idea generation, writing, revision, and even self-publishing.

The Write Idea Kathie Harsch: Writing teacher, blogger and podcaster

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Welcome to The Write Idea podcast, where you can improve your writing skills and come up with ideas that are "write" for you! Your host, Kathie Harsch, teaches educators and student writers the strategies and techniques to create dynamic fiction and nonfiction with joy and ease. She is a published author and 24-year veteran English Language Arts teacher, certified in English 5-12, SPED and ESL. This podcast will cover the basics of idea generation, writing, revision, and even self-publishing.

    15. Drawing to Write Breaking Through Writers Block

    15. Drawing to Write Breaking Through Writers Block

    In my latest in strategies on breaking through writer's block, drawing to write isn't just for elementary school kids. Even adults use this strategy to help them generate ideas. Listen to find out how.

    • 6 min
    Ep 14 Ready Set Go Writing Sprints

    Ep 14 Ready Set Go Writing Sprints

     
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    Music Credit: “Come Inside” by Snowflake (c) copyright 2019 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/snowflake/59564 Ft: Starfrosch, Jerry Spoon, Kara Square, spinningmerkaba

    • 11 min
    Bonus Episode 7 Tips for Teaching During Covid 19

    Bonus Episode 7 Tips for Teaching During Covid 19

    Here are 7 teaching tips for teachers who are scrambling for activities to give their students during Covid-19. This episode is more for teachers than for writers. My next episode will focus on both writing teachers and writers.

    • 6 min
    EP 13 Writing Strategy Mind Mapping for Students and Writers

    EP 13 Writing Strategy Mind Mapping for Students and Writers

    Are you or your students suffering from writer's block? Mind Mapping is one of the best writing strategies my students and I have ever used. Here's all about how I use this powerful strategy in my classroom throughout the school year.

    • 13 min
    Ep 12 Grab your reader and don't let go

    Ep 12 Grab your reader and don't let go

    Grab your reader and don't let go because you want them to read what you have to say. No fumbles! This is Super Bowl weekend, so why not use a football analogy? I often tell my students that in order to keep a reader's attention, you have to revise. Here are 3 quick revision strategies you can use to keep your readers engaged.

    • 8 min
    Episode 11 Informational Text Structures

    Episode 11 Informational Text Structures

    Learning how to recognize and use informational text structures will improve reading comprehension and give your writing clarity and purpose.

    • 12 min

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