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Valley Haggard on Writing, Working With Kids on Writing, and Life in 10 Minutes
David Henry Sterry
Author, activist, performer, muckraker, book doctor
We first met Valley Haggard (best name ever! And yes, it's real!) when David was doing a reading at a tiny bookstore which shall remain nameless. The bookstore was so bad that they didn't even realize there was a reading going on there that day.
4 Steps to Writing a Successful Essay Prompt
Brett Murphy Hunt
College English Lecturer, Tutor, Writer http://www.bemtutorin...
As both a college lecturer and a tutor, I participate in the two sides of the academic exchange. With the first role, I am the person assigning projects and essays; with the other role, I handle the multitude of students confused by the directions for their projects and essays.
826 Valencia's Student-Journalists Release Issue 49 of the
Writing and publishing nonprofit
If you don't believe climate change is happening, Ms. Fitzpatrick said it's because, "Mostly, people haven't been educated well, and generally climate scientists are not very good communicators."
The Art of Being Dumb
Just a guy. More at timothybraun.com
When these students write I can see anger and frustration. These students are the "losers" at the university, and they know it. Most people don't like being called "dumb."
Most U.S. Students Lack Writing Proficiency: NAEP
Memo To Creative Writing Students: Inappropriate Work Will Bring Repercussions
Educating for Democracy: Good Writing -- The Way It Used to Be?
As a teacher of good writing practices for over forty years, I have noticed that the quality of the writing in my classes seemed to be declining. I felt that the writing was barely of junior high school quality.
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