The American Center Jerusalem
and the
English Department
of the
David Yellin College of Education

invite you to attend a workshop on

Why Teach Writing? Benefits and Principles

by

Grace Low
Intensive English Program, Houston Community College


Monday January 8th
at 12:00 p.m.
David Yellin College of Education
Room 306 dalet

Grace Low has authored two textbooks on writing and reading and has written a great many materials for use in the writing and reading classroom. Most of her many presentations at conferences have been related to these two skills. She is particularly interested in exploring the connection between reading and writing, in showing how each skill streng thens the other, in demonstrating the importance of developing students' writing skills, and in analyzing how to motivate student writers and how to show them that they really can lea rn to become good writers who take pride in their work. Low's childhood interest in reading and writing led naturally to her interest in teaching them in the classroom. She earned her bachelor's degree in English from Baylor University ( Texas ) in 1969 and her master's degree in English from the University of Houston ( Texas ) in 1976. She has taught English as a Second Language in intensive English programs at colleges and universities in the United States, Latin America, and Europe, and has presented workshops on reading and writing (and their interconnections) in Canada, Africa, and South America.