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Teaching Humans

What’s Really New: Last academic year, by remembering that I was teaching humans I was able to engineer a soft…

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Why I Care About Authentic Writing

Inauthentic disposable writing assignments do not make writers and do not help students learn how to write. Authentic writing breaks that shameful cycle and shows students that writing matters and that writers wield power.

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Triangle Power

The triangle is the strongest shape, capable of holding its shape, having a strongbase, and providing immense support. Some of the…

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This I Believe: Using games to teach writing rocks

What’s New? This week I will kick off my fifth iteration of using games to teach writing and I continue…

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It’s A Journey Not A Process

What’s Really New? As I prepare for the start of a new semester I am paying particular attention to the…

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Logbooks and #Ungrading: Creating a writing studio

What’s Really New? Eighteen months later and I think I’m due for another theory of the case explaining my pedagogy…