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The Power of Workshop


This action research explores the use of Readers’-Writers’ Workshop (RWW) in the secondary English classroom. RWW often requires a paradigm shift on the part of the teacher to allow for more student autonomy and limiting direct instruction time. The researcher sought to discover whether or not this model would impact the engagement level and the attitudes toward reading of high school seniors. Findings suggest RWW can be an effective tool for engaging students, as well as, helping students to develop positive attitudes with reading practices.

Author Biography

Stephanie Nagl currently teaches high school English in the Kansas City metro area. She received her undergraduate degree in Secondary English Education from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and her Master's in Curriculum and Instruction from Northwest Missouri State University. When not in the classroom, Stephanie can be found running, biking, and spending time with her family.

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