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01 Jun 2023
#CritPrax Letter of Hopes & Intentions
Our #CritPrax DHSI course begins tomorrow! What are your expectations for the week? Here are my intentions for the time we share together.
16 Mar 2023
Empathy in Post-Pandemic Education
Educators can use empathy to be more in-tune with others and create helpful learning environments. Here’s how empathy can save education.
21 Feb 2023
Revision: Writing Through Failure
Writing affords us the ability to revise our ideas before delivering them. Here’s why writing classes should teach through failure.
20 Feb 2023
In Defense of Sound
The sound of student writing tells us more than the content alone. Reading text aloud brings life to the words.
15 Feb 2023
Teaching students to effectively use digital rhetoric starts with a simple tool: Students need to learn how to make good hyperlinks.
14 Feb 2023
America Has an Authority Problem
We teach children to respect and follow authority without teaching them how to build their own authority. Can we afford to let that continue?
08 Feb 2023
Enacting Genres, Grammy-Style(s)
Looking at the 65th Annual Grammy Awards through the lens of genres helps explain why Beyoncé amazed but didn’t win Best Album.
06 Feb 2023
Discourse Communities: Building Identities, Sharing Expectations
John Swales listed the six characteristics that qualify groups as discourse communities. Here's why they matter and how to understand them.
04 Feb 2023
The Visual Literacies of Writing
Writing requires visual literacies, which too often go unacknowledged. Students need to learn about readability and effective document design.