Category Archives: More than you want to know

On loving what you’ve made too much

Be willing to revise. Don’t fall in love with your own snowballs. Or writing.

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Teaching philosophy

I like Marvin Diogenes’ essay “A Modified Smiley: Using an Analytic Approach in the Writing Workshop” enough to let it influence how I teach. Ken Bain’s What the Best College Teachers Do has also influenced me, as has John C. … Continue reading

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Summer plans

We’re reading The River at the Center of the World so we can feel prepared for our big trip.

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I will be in class on Monday

Here are your assignments for Friday, 06 Nov 09. 2250 Using the material you wrote and emailed me in class the last time we met, complete exercise one on page 206.¬†Use this, like all the exercises in class, as a … Continue reading

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The sickness continues

2010 (both sections) Proceed with the peer review we have planned. Be sure to email the completed forms to me as well as the peer whose work you review. The link “logos, ethos, and pathos” under 2010 can help you … Continue reading

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I’ve got a sick family

and so I won’t be at school today.   2250 Workshop without me. You don’t need to email the completed forms to me this time.   3510 Keep up with the assigned reading. We’ll talk about the first big chunk … Continue reading

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English 2010.026

I may be a little late today.

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