This qualitative study examined the current writing instruction in 1-12 level education with the data collected in three Chinese cities. The data from the Interviews of teachers and teacher-educators at different levels and from classroom observations at upper elementary to high schools in three metropolitan cities across China provide insights into 1-12 writing instruction in contemporary China. To further reveal the efforts taken by writing teacher under China’s high-stakes testing culture, this paper also presented a case study of an exemplary 10th grade writing teacher, who took tremendous efforts in nurturing true readers and writers in his classroom under the test-obsessive culture in China.
Dong, R., Fu, D., Zhou, X., & Wang, B. (2019). Writing Instruction in China: Challenges and Efforts. International Journal of Information and Education Technology, 9(10), 715–723. https://doi.org/10.18178/ijiet.2019.9.10.1292
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