As I’ve mentioned, I’m no fan of Michelle Rhee and the GERM movement, which hinges on testing as an accountability measure for both teaching and learning. 1,937 more words
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As a student of rhetoric and composition, teaching literary studies is foreign territory to me. However, the readings for this week opened my mind to ways that I can use my rhet/comp background in a way that translates to literature and cultural studies. 660 more words
Braddock, Richard. “The Frequency and Placement of Topic Sentences in Expository Prose” Research in the Teaching of English. 8.3 (1974): 287-302. Web.
topic sentences, composition textbooks, pedagogy, 507 more words
Before the PARCC tests were, well, tested many educators began to predict a dip in test scores as an inevitable outcome. And another good excuse for missing NCLB goals was born. 547 more words
Yesterday during our panel, “Liberal Education Unbound: The Life of Signature Student Work in the Emerging Digital Learning Environment” I asked an audience participation question intended to illustrate what we mean by the emerging digital learning ecosystem. 97 more words