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Is it Really All My Fault? Sharing on In-Class Discussions

I’ve become familiar with the resistance to classroom discussions, but, until recently, I always assumed good discussions were lacking because students are, generally speaking, lacking in “critical thinking.” But last week, something happened that made me reconsider.

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Process and Post-Process Writing in The Composition Classroom

This post does not seek to discredit teachers using older editions of Writing and Rhetoric textbooks. I will offer an alternative model that can...
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Place Essays — Examples Using Research

Incorporating research into creative nonfiction essays helps bring the narrative to life but can be difficult to do. Below you'll find a collection of...

The Moth Memoir

An assignment that asks students to create what the Moth's mini-memoirs are known for: true stories, well told.