Quick Resource To Explore: Click here to check out this Prezi series that accompanies mindfulness training for teachers at a primary school. Each slideshow is brief and very useful. The definitions are clear and succinct, and the practical applications are endless. (Featured Image Source)Read More Mindfulness for Teachers Introduction
Who’s got a successful peer review strategy to share? My usual includes these techniques: 1. Teach peer review: instruct students how to provide feedback, give them examples of feedback comments, show them papers revised based on comments, and have them practice crafting feedback as a class or in small groups. 2. Writers reflect in discussion […]Read More 7 Tips for Peer Review
In the video below, faculty across the disciplines at New Mexico State U talk about their writing. We need one of these for TU. Who wants to help me make this happen? (Featured image credit at this link)Read More Inspiration
Teacher Talk at Two, Sept. 2, 2016 Tips: If students are not reading or not quiz-ready or miss distributed readings because there was an IT error, your back-up plan can be to give the quiz to the class as a group. Use it as a teaching instrument rather than a formative assessment. We should not excuse […]Read More Sept. 2: Tips from the Group
Today in my Introduction to College Writing class, I gave students their first formal writing assignment and walked them through it, line by line. After we’d gone through several silly and serious questions about deadlines and such, I gave them 20 minutes to work on pre-writing. I’d introduced pre-writing this way: PRE-WRITING WRITING POST-WRITING I’d […]Read More Pre-Writing as Invention
This is the excerpt for your very first post.Read More What Do I Do with These Diagnostic/ Entrance Essays?