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By Dutch Henry In a recent meeting of English teachers one of my colleagues asked, “What are the things you see from students that make you say ‘oh no, not this again?’” Over the laughter, one of the other teachers said, “A ‘revision’ that is the same as the previous draft. I try so hard … Continue reading Using Antiracist Reading Practices to Help Writers Engage in Meaningful Revision
“Finally!” This was my first thought after reading a core document developed by leading members* of the Expository Reading and Writing Course (ERWC). To be frank, I don’t usually get excited about 15 page PDFs with the words “theoretical foundations” in them, but just reading the overview caused an unexpected level of excitement. I wasn’t … Continue reading Upgrading to ERWC 3.0: Why You Should Be Excited!
12,600 hours. 12,600 hours of grading student writing. That would be equivalent to working full-time, 52 weeks a year, for 6 years. For this episode’s guest, the above was a calculation he worked out earlier in his career that would bring clarity to the pain he was putting himself through. In episode two of The … Continue reading Better, Faster, and More Equitable Feedback
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