On Doing My Own Writing Assignments

As teachers, we all know this is the right thing to do, right? We should do our own assignments to get a sense of how well-designed they are, to work through any wrinkles or snags our students will no doubt face, and to get a sense of how long, realistically, it’s going to take to do them. But to be honest, I don’t do this as often as I should. Other than the occasional model for a new assignment, I haven’t done much responding to my own writing prompts in a while because I’ve been drawing from my bank of favorite assignments, assignments with the kinks more or less ironed out. … More On Doing My Own Writing Assignments

Conversacolor: The Best Classroom Discussion Activity You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Because the instructor does not need to facilitate the discussion, students practice speaking directly to one another, and practice being attentive listeners, rather than “performing” knowledge for the teacher. … More Conversacolor: The Best Classroom Discussion Activity You’ve Probably Never Heard Of