Feels Like Home: Writing Alone Together at School

  • Ahava Shira
Keywords: community, writing, reading, listening, engagement, creativity


Writing Alone Together1 builds community in meaningful ways through creative engagement in four practices: Writing Freely, Reading Aloud, Listening Deeply, and Bearing Witness. This article shares how I have been using this innovative process to foster play, multi-literacies, and mental health in a group of intergenerational writers2 at the Gulf Islands Secondary School on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia.

How to Cite
Shira, A. (2016). Feels Like Home: Writing Alone Together at School. LEARNing Landscapes, 10(1), 257-270. https://doi.org/10.36510/learnland.v10i1.732