Students and Writing

A first-of-its-kind study has revealed the obvious– U.S. students aren’t very good writers. This is in addition to our 17th worldwide ranking in science and 25th in math. Our highest ranking is 14th in reading literacy, but this most recent study shows that literacy doesn’t equate to skill in written communication. As my students and I were talking yesterday morning, they admitted that they memorized lots of words in their English classes but that didn’t mean that they actually used them in conversation.

About Amy L. Darnell

Teacher, scholar, student, wonderer, wanderer, fan, foe, friend, acquaintance, all of these and more, but ultimately just an Ohio daughter.
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