A Proper Understanding of K–12 Education:

Theory and Practice

"The Fundamentals of Writing"

Overview

Writing is a difficult subject to teach well because the process of writing is different for each writer. The teacher must understand the fundamentals of writing—logic, organization, focus, and purpose. In addition, these fundamentals must be taught properly to the student in order to develop a habit of mind that produces good writing.

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Justin A. Jackson is a Professor of English at Hillsdale College, where he has taught since 2004, and where he currently serves as the Director of the Hillsdale College Writing Center. He received both his B.A. and M.A. from California State University, Fresno, and his Ph.D. from Purdue University.