Students become budding writers with "First Author" software
Joyce Hopp's classroom began implementing the First Author Writing curriculum by Don Johnston. The students learned about what an author is and how to be authors themselves. The students spent time writing everyday in their Author Toolkits through varies modes such as pencil and paper, ipad with Co:Writer Universal, First Author software. and scribing. As you can see in the video with this new curriculum the students enjoyed writing and progressed in their writing skills. First Author Writing curriculum is being implemented in the Adjusted Learning Program as well as other self-contained programs in the district.