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My Five, In Response: A Writing Teacher’s Open Letter

When I saw a blog post titled “5 Things Students Want to Tell Their Writing Teachers” last December, I had to read it. Appearing on Brilliant-Insane: Education on the Edge,  the post by Angela Stockman breaks the bad news: writing teachers aren’t giving our students all that they want, or need . . . apparently. I’ve been teaching for a while – almost twelve years – and yes, students often dislike, ignore, or even resent some aspects of writing instruction. Unlike in math or science, writing instructors cannot proffer one clear-cut method leading to a… Read more My Five, In Response: A Writing Teacher’s Open Letter